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Sat, Feb 6, 2021

#18: Ratify UNCLOS

By: Paul Saffo What is the kernel of the issue? UNCLOS—the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea—has languished unratified by the United States for 25 years despite the support of successive Administrations and interested parties from the US Chamber of Commerce to the Pentagon. Why is the issue important? This has left […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Artificial Intelligence Swarms Silicon Valley on Wings and Wheels

As investment in social media levels off, some see artifical intelligence as Silicon Valley’s next big focus.

FutureSource by John Markoff, New York Times

Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Saffo Quoted by The New York Times on Artificial Intelligence in Silicon Valley

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Paul Saffo is a Silicon Valley-based forecaster and a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative. He teaches at Stanford University, where he is a consulting associate professor in the School of Engineering, and chairs the Future Studies track at Singularity University. Paul serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards including the Long Now Foundation and the Bay Area Economic Institute. His essays have appeared in a wide range of publications including the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Wired, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Stanford University.