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1. The Metaverse

  1. A very old idea

  2. Smartphones and smart glasses

  3. Augmented, Virtual, Mixed, and Extended Reality

  4. How to make money

  5. Use cases

2. Artificial Intelligence and the Two Singularities

  1. Congratulations on choosing to live at the best time ever

  2. The extraordinary achievements and promise of AI

  3. The economic singularity: joblessness and the leisure society

  4. The technological singularity: superintelligence

  5. Humanity’s most important century

3. How to Thrive in Digital Disruption

  1. What is this AI thing anyway?

  2. AI’s Big Bang and the state of the art

  3. Companies must get ABLE: Automated, Business model agnostic, Lateral thinking, Empowering

  4. Individuals must get REAL: Resilient, Excited, Agile, Lifelong learners

  5. Where are we going?

4. The Economic Singularity

  1. De-mystifying AI

  2. Exponentials and technological unemployment

  3. The Luddite fallacy

  4. Automation is our friend

  5. Joblessness and Abundance

5. AI and the future of Education

  1. Why AI is so important

  2. Education is a slow learner

  3. Tools we have today

  4. How AI will improve education beyond recognition

  5. Changing education from Vocational to Vacational

6. The Philosophy of AI

  1. Intelligence, consciousness, and AI

  2. Trolleyology: would you throw the fat man off the bridge?

  3. Slaves to the algorithm (with apologies to Grace Jones)

  4. Could a machine be a moral agent?

  5. The simulation hypothesis