Speaking with Wired Editor in Chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito in a recent interview, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his belief that universal basic income will get harder to ignore in the coming decades.
UBI is a system of wealth distribution in which the government provides everyone with a standard salary, regardless of income.
The money comes with no strings attached.
The head of MIT’s Media Lab extols the benefits of being a “now-ist." On stage at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech conference this morning, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito was asked a great question from a member of the audience: what ...
The president in conversation with MIT's Joi Ito and WIRED editor-in-chief Scott Dadich. The post Barack Obama Talks AI, Robo-Cars, and the Future of the World appeared first on WIRED.
MIT’s Media Lab is a hothouse of talent that helped usher in the digital revolution of the 1990s — but as the Internet has become dominated by large companies, its influence has waned. Now incoming director Joi Ito must help it rega...
Joi Ito (previously) -- director of MIT Media Lab, former Creative Commons chief, investor, entrepreneur, and happy mutant -- interviewed Barack Obama for a special, Obama-edited issue of Wired. (more…)