Kenneth Cukier

Portrait image of author and journalist Kenneth Cukier.

The Economist

Kenneth Cukier is the deputy executive editor of The Economist. He is also a co-author of the NYT bestselling book Big Data, which was translated into over 20 languages, and of Framers on the power of mental models and the limitations of AI.


Author and journalist Kenneth Cukier (The Economist) speaks about artificial intelligence in a human context at DLD Munich 2024. Visible behind him are pictures of cats, commonly used to train AI systems.

Ghost in the Machine: AI, Spirituality and a New Humanism

Author and journalist Kenneth Cukier (The Economist) ventures to the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI), spirituality and humanism. He explores the limitations of AI, the unique capabilities of human cognition and the implications of AI improvements on human society and humans’ place in the universe. The rapid development of AI brings up the question of…
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Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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