Cognitive Computing & the Opportunity for Expanding Human Potential

In June 2016 I was invited to take part in IBM's Outthink Tour in Toronto, Canada. This short piece features my thoughts based on that experience and the massive changes coming with the introduction of cognitive computing. Many fear that the exponential leaps in computing power along with Artificial Intelligence could spell doom for mankind, however if we look at the history of quantum leaps in communication technologies, we see a very different story.