This week’s April Fool’s special edition: how Elon Musk wants to save us from the AI apocalypse, the role of smart phones in planned parenthood, farmers hacking tractors, and Trump’s burning tweets. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

The stories this week:

Elon Musk launches Neuralink to connect brains with computers

American farmers hacking tractors

Smartphone attachment for home fertility tests

A robot burning Trump’s tweets

Other stories we bring up:

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI

AI in medical diagnosis

American farmers hacking tractors again

Some more about tractors

A robot burning Trump’s tweets one more time

Microsoft’s racist chatbot

IMB Thomas Watson 1943 “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers”

 

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