The IBM Watson Center Munich had it’s Grand Opening on 16 Feb 2017 in the Munich’s Highlight Towers. On the 23rd floor, IBM has impressive showcases with real moving robots and IoT devices. Our German correspondent Dr. Harald Karcher visited the robots several times from 2017 to 2020. He provides an exclusive insight in this center of robotic innovation for RockingRobots.
According to popular speaker Gerd Leonhard, there are still many misunderstandings about Artificial Intelligence. In many cases, the current possibilities are greatly overestimated, sometimes in combination with black scenarios for the future of humanity. In practice, AI is certainly a very useful tool, but still no more than that. We spoke with him at the Axians IT’s Yours event about his vision on “Artificial Intelligence and the future of humanity”. Bottom line from Leonhard: at the moment Artificial Intelligence is actually mainly Intelligent Assistance.