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From cooking in the home office to technology in the star kitchen

The Trivadis and Microsoft Home Office Challenge will take place from 7 June to 2 July. Star chef Tobias Hoesli from the Marktküche restaurant in Zurich is also taking part and has prepared a special challenge for the participants. In the interview, he tells us how we can eat in a varied way even in times of home offices and closed restaurants and where he sees a lot of potential for technology in the world of cuisine.

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“AI will gradually change our job descriptions”

Innovations in the field of artificial intelligence go hand in hand with changes in our daily lives. Martin Luckow, Transformation Architect at Trivadis, explains in an interview what this means for companies and employees, which developments researchers expect and why society will decide how far AI should go.

 

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Computers on our noses: What HoloLens will (and won't) enable us to do

Mixed reality devices like the HoloLens will make our lives and work easier in a few years. Be it through holograms projected directly into the world in front of our eyes or the ability to easily meet with others in virtual space – live and in 3D. This next generation of computers, which we wear as glasses on our noses, is being further developed by Marc Pollefeys in the Mixed Reality and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Zurich. In the interview, he tells us where it is already in use and how long it will be before it is suitable for everyday use.

Topics: Microsoft Innovation Interview Sparx AI

AI & Kant – Philosophical spotlight on Terminator, deep learning and us humans

New technologies are shaping our everyday lives to an increasing extent. Take a look at the public discourse: it’s no less than a mythological minefield. This applies, in particular, to topics such as artificial intelligence and robotics. Fuelled by the clickbait logic of the tabloid press and popular culture, dystopias are constantly conjured up. While some fears are justified, others are unfounded – in other words, not properly thought through. It is important to steer the focus away from the machine and towards the human, while exploring a few basic questions in this connection.

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