Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still ‘Top Dogs’ in This Brave New World of Massive IT?

I'm speaking at the free online BILT conference on Nov 19 21:00 CET. Title: Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still 'Top Dog' in This Brave New World of Massive IT?

Gossip, Trust and the Information Revolution (‘value’ vs. ‘values’)

Our massive use of IT (the information revolution with its information inertia and its fast but stupid behaviour) is enabling our innate behaviour to surge against our learned behaviour and that is severely damaging the social structures we humans have created. Why is this happening and what can we do about it?

A tipping point in the information revolution

Because of the sheer volume of IT in the world, the behaviour of IT itself is becoming more and more an 'independent' factor, and we humans are adapting to it. Digital enterprise, digital transformation, Agile and DevOps are all illustrations of this tipping pont in the information revolution.

Something is (still) rotten in the kingdom of artificial intelligence

Nobody can deny that artificial intelligence (or machine learning, deep learning, or cognitive computing) is booming these days. And — as before, as this is in fact the second round for AI — the hype is almost unlimited. But there…