Often in conversations you will be asked “Why?”. It could be in response to something that you said, it could be in response to something that you did or it could be in response to one of your convictions. While there are legitimate reasons to ask why, I propose that the question “Why not?” is… Continue reading On the power of “Why not?”
Author: Matthias Röder
AI and Us: A Journey of Collaboration, Creativity, and Evolution
I just gave an interview for a German Stundent Radio Show. Here are the main takeaways as summarized by ChatGPT4. Overall, I emphasize the need for humans to learn to adapt to a rapidly changing work landscape influenced by AI. Rather than perceiving this as a loss of jobs, I see it as an evolution… Continue reading AI and Us: A Journey of Collaboration, Creativity, and Evolution
The Future of Music: An Hommage to Herbert von Karajan
Today is the 115th Birthday of Herbert von Karajan. I wanted to take the opportunity and reflect on what it is that I find fascinating about this man even more than 35 years after his death. Herbert von Karajan first and foremost was a formidable musician. Many of his recordings of the great works of… Continue reading The Future of Music: An Hommage to Herbert von Karajan
Technology and Humans: The Secret to Creativity at the Karajan Institute
The Karajan Institute uses technology heavily to accomplish their work with a small team. They have a large database with information on events from Herbert von Karajan’s life, including dates, locations, artists, and composers. They use this database to create daily posts for their communication team to brainstorm ideas for social media. A lot of… Continue reading Technology and Humans: The Secret to Creativity at the Karajan Institute
Outcome-Based Method for Identifying Problem Similarity
How To Find Similar or Identical Problems on The Map, matters.global, mapsmap and other connected problem graphs/maps. This article is part of a series on building The Map, a map of the world’s problems, developed by the mapsDAO community. The first part contained a draft of the basic building blocks of the protocol and its… Continue reading Outcome-Based Method for Identifying Problem Similarity
How to build a map of all problems
Some Basic Definitions and Thoughts About the Architecture of the matters.global, mapsmap and mapsDAO platform Building a map of problems, milestones and goals in the world is a big undertaking. A few of us have decided to give it a try and so we have formed the mapsDAO. Together with matters.global initiative of the Sonophilia… Continue reading How to build a map of all problems
ARTificial: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Culture
On March 10th, I participated in a panel discussion at Schloss Herrenhausen in Hannover. The event was organized by the Volkswagenstiftung and I had the please to discuss with Ulrich Kühn (NDR), Gunter Lösel (ZHdK), Hanno Rauterberg (Die Zeit) and Leila Zickgraf (Musicologist). You can listen to the recording of the event, which was broadcast… Continue reading ARTificial: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Culture
Announcing the MapsMap Challenge!
Could we be making more progress, faster? Are there wicked problems that, when defined and solved, are “unlocks” for humanity’s next steps? Let’s find out! Sonophilia Foundation, Ocean Protocol, Foresight Institute and Planetary Holdings announce The MapsMap Challenge. Funded with $30K, the bounty will be awarded for creating a mobile-friendly web app prototype to open… Continue reading Announcing the MapsMap Challenge!
Welcome IUMag! New Magazine of German Initative for Authors’ Rights.
I am really happy to have contributed with a very, very short statement to the newly launched magazine of the German Initiative for Authors’ Right (Initative Urheberrecht). You all know that I am a passionate supporter of creators, be it in music, the arts, science or business. One important way in which we can enable… Continue reading Welcome IUMag! New Magazine of German Initative for Authors’ Rights.
Our Ode to Creativity: Why We Finished Beethoven’s 10th with AI
By Seda and Matthias Röder An extremely bold experiment initiated by Deutsche Telekom comes full circle. We just premiered Beethoven X, the composer’s unfinished symphony completed with the help of AI. This is a major step, not only for us as an organization, but also for humanity at large. Immediately following the release, a discussion… Continue reading Our Ode to Creativity: Why We Finished Beethoven’s 10th with AI