Good Day! This is my weekly newsletter, with a dose of insights into the future. The topic of this newsletter is the exponential times we live in, hence the title of f(x) = e^x, which is the (natural) exponential function.

Recently, I launched my new concept The Digital Speaker and you can now book me as an avatar or hologram. Also, my tech trend prediction for 2021 is out, read it here!


Why the Organisation of Tomorrow comes with Great Responsibility?


My latest article:

Data-driven organisations will experience great opportunities to deliver personalised products and services and remain competitive. However, with such great opportunities come great responsibilities. The organisation of tomorrow should be aware that there should be a balance among the technology used, the data analysed, the products created, the impact on the environment and the profit pursued. Without such balance, relentlessly pursuing shareholder can quickly damage your customers’ privacy and rights as we have so clearly seen with Facebook. A data-driven approach is extremely powerful; however, it should not be at the expense of your customers, your employees or the environment.

Three Useful Nuggets of Information

My weekly tips from around the web to get you thinking.

1. AI-generated content will result in an arms race.

Fractl created a fake marketing blog in less than an hour using publicly available AI tools. The implications for content on the web are frightening. That is why we need to bring reputation to the web, which is why we are building Imagjn.com. (VentureBeat)

2. A tiny black hole in a lab.

Single-purpose quantum computers are helping physicists build simulations of nature's greatest hits and observe them up close. (Wired)

3. Fiction or science-fiction: surveillance in China.

The Reunion is a new science-fiction story about surveillance in China. But how much science fiction is this really and how long will it take before it becomes a reality? (MIT)