The Dan David Prize is an international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for outstanding scientific, technological, cultural, and social achievements having an impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions - Past, Present and Future.
An Open Discussion:
The Information Revolution and Big Data
MAN VS. MACHINE
“One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man” - Elbert Hubbard, American writer and philosopher.
Are we on our way to technological unemployment, replacing man with machines, widening the socio-economic gap and creating a new elite? Will the information revolution ultimately lead to atrophied human beings, with small brains and large thumbs?
The sports industry is using Big Data systems for predicting and supporting physical activity.
Can the use of big data in the sports industry push athletes beyond their boundaries, leading them to breaking records, gaining the edge over rivals and improved performance and success? Will technology give athletes abilities that until today were considered “super human”?