Siri says ‘dump him’? How mobile devices could run (or ruin) your life

Editor’s Note: Gerd Leonhard is a futurist, speaker and CEO of TheFuturesAgency, based in Basel, Switzerland. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Gerd Leonhard.

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The Web is set to change our lives in numerous ways, the use of artificial intelligence to language translation and more

Futurist Gerd Leonhard says machines may eventually know us so well they will tell us when to break off a date

Humans will become addicted to digital machines because they are so powerful and easy to use

But that will create fears around privacy and lead to discussions on ethics and how we control the power

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