Cyber & Defence: Digital transformation and UK defence: A discussion with Major General Tom Copinger-Symes Recently, we’ve seen £16 billion injected into British defence — the biggest investment since the end of the Cold War. What does this mean for the UK’s standing against new superpowers? In this session, we look at how the sector is being transformed and the critical role that emerging technologies will play. Featuring: Major General Tom Copinger-Symes – Director Strategy and Military Digitsation – Ministry of Defence Grace Cassy – Co-Founder – CyLon #CogX2021 #JoinTheConversation
In this landmark talk, Peter Diamandis shares how we are rapidly heading towards a human-scale transformation, the next evolutionary step into what he calls a “Meta-Intelligence,” a future in which we are all highly connected — brain to brain via the cloud — sharing thoughts, knowledge and actions. He highlights the 4 driving forces as well as the 4 steps that is transforming humanity. In 2014 Fortune Magazine named Peter Diamandis as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Diamandis He is the Founder & Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Co-Founder & Exec Chairman of Singularity University, a graduate-level Silicon Valley institution that counsels the world’s leaders on exponentially growing technologies. As an entrepreneur, Diamandis has started 17 companies. He is the Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based company focused on extending the healthy human lifespan, and Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to enable the detection and prospecting of asteroid for fuels and precious materials. Peter Diamandis earned degrees in Molecular Genetics and Aerospace Engineering from the MIT, and holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
A U.S. Naval War College Lecture of Opportunity from Jan. 15, 2021. Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center Lt. Gen. Michael Groen speaks to NWC students and faculty on Artificial Intelligence and Transformation: How AI will Change Warfare. About this Lecture Lectures of Opportunity offer U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to learn more about national and international socio-political subjects that may be of relevance to the NWC community in this new field of study and sustainable approach to maritime and naval development that holds important national and international strategic and economic implications.
Digital Transformation, A Project by Manuel Stagars http://www.digitaltransformation-film.com For interviews about the brave new world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, see Manuel’s podcast http://www.theblockchainandus.com. Conversations with visionaries, decision makers, technologists, leading scientists, entrepreneurs, artists, and others around the world start a conversation about the global digital future, its most pressing challenges, and biggest opportunities. This conversation took place in July 2017 with Martin Ford, Author, Keynote Speaker, Futurist, Software Developer/Entrepreneur. http://www.econfuture.wordpress.com/about