The Economy is Making Friends with the Basic Income

Digitizing the economy will threaten at least 1.5m jobs in Germany – authorities estimate. Could an unconditional basic income compensate inevitable social distortions? On a panel at Germany’s leading business conference  “Economic Summit” organized by German tier-1 daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, IT business leaders discussed this question with tech admonishers and philosophers – among them Chris…

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„A Kind of Basic Income“

Every now and then, CEOs talk about the unconditional basic income. However, Siemens’ Joe Keaser campaigning for the idea, is new. Discussing at the business leaders’ summit of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Kaeser called for social safeguards for people effected by the digital transformation. Among the supporters of the idea was also Chris Boos, CEO of Arago,…

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Artificial Intelligence Jeopardizes Traditional Jobs

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an ancient buzzword, stimulating people’s imagination since decades. Today, AI is once again discussed as “the next big thing”. At the “Economic Summit”, a leading business conference organized by Süddeutsche Zeitung, Chris Boos, CEO of Arago, tried to ease fears. Today’s research is far away from creating a “silicon human”. However,…

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