Today, I met award-winning science fiction and cyberpunk author Neal Stephenson at a Stanford human-centred AI event. He coined the term “metaverse” in his 1992 science fiction novel “Snow Crash” as a portmanteau of ‘meta’ and ‘universe.’ I asked him if today he is working on another prediction for the next 30 years. I will keep his response to myself …
NFT Crypto Art: The hottest thing in town for artists in 2021! I just put up on rarible.com/mischadohler an ultra-rare onetime piano recording of my piece “Timeless Memories” from my album “Stories From Another World”. You can find it here. Follow me on Rarible, and let’s start the crypto art revolution :). #nft #rarible
Hello Future! Today, I went back to our server farm at King’s College London, after months of lockdown. I was troubleshooting with brilliant colleagues, i.e. implementing power redundancy, formating servers, and configuring iDRAC. In one word, we are gearing up for 6G! Feels great to be in the field again …
Really proud to be on Amazon Prime as part of an amazing series on cross-disciplinary innovation with the famous 3-Star Michelin Roca Brothers. Commissioned by The Macallan, “Distil Your World London” is a journey of learning and change. You can watch it on Amazon Prime UK under https://www.amazon.co.uk/London/dp/B08PCR4Z2P. For any other territories, just search for “Distil Your World London”. There is more information about the project on The Macallan website.
Spent all day today at an incredible policy event at Cambridge University, working on policies for all things digital and AI. Among many prominent scientists and politicians, we were lucky enough to have had former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, with us. What an incredibly warm and knowledgeable person he is!
I am very proud to be part of an amazing team which has co-founded the joint initiative between King’s College London and the iconic National Gallery. The new venture is called National Gallery X (NGX), and was inaugurated by none less than Tim Berners-Lee. NGX will explore cross-disciplinary approaches to creating new museum and arts experiences and technologies of the future. Today.
I drove the Karma Revero today in Los Angeles. You cannot buy it yet but soon. The most stunning car I have driven. EVER. From zero to 100km/h (62mph) in 3 (!) seconds. All electric. I am in love, again!
“World’s First 5G Music Lesson by Superstar Jamie Cullum”
OMG. We pulled it off again and demonstrated the magic of 5G. What a night! Jamie is now my favourite musician, not only because of his incredible music but also because of him being such a warm human being. All this was done for the wonderful charity Music For All. More info is under https://www.facebook.com/musicforallcharity/videos/1331546793678732/.
Didn’t expect IEEE ICASSP 2019 to be that large! More than 3,000 people attended my Plenary Keynote which I gave 15 May 2019 in Brighton, UK, at the world’s largest Signal Processing conference. I spoke about King’s pioneering works in designing the Internet of Skills, Soft Robotics, Explainable AI and Spatial Audio Surround.
Another great day at H-Farm, this time with Francesca Bellettini, the CEO of Yves Saint Laurent, now Yves Laurent. Is she the most down-to-earth CEO of a global brand? What a wonderful person, and so smart — asking the right questions and making incredible observations. YSL is really lucky to having her!