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Switzerland to Confirm Robot as Cabinet Member

…and 22 other ideas for the future of Swiss AI policy.



DISCOVER Nextcasts

Presented by swissnex San Francisco, nextcasts is a platform to share conversations with the interesting people we connect with, and ideas on the forces shaping the emergent future.


storytelling & interaction

Intelligent machines

Empathy vs. the machines

How can art, philosophy, and empathy help us prepare for the next wave of technology? We spoke with Dr. Jodi Halpern, MD, PhD, UC Berkeley Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and Jonathon Keats, the principal artist behind Mental Work, whom The Atlantic has called a “multimedia philosopher-prophet.”


Energy & Environment

Structures of Society 


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