When will AI systems surpass human performance? What about job automation? Will machines ever achieve consciousness? Watch this video to find out what 352 top AI researchers think.
Here’s an interesting read on the importance of re-skilling the workforce to be ready when the robots and/or algorithms take away many (all?) of the jobs.
Recently, Amazon floated the idea that it would be fully automated in a decade: Not all of the 125,000 people who work at Amazon warehouses have to worry about losing their jobs to robots — not for 10 years or so, anyways. On Tuesday, Scott Anderson, director of Amazon […]
In light of the recent Data Driven podcast episode on preparing workers for the coming AI storm,
Joseph Fuller, professor at Harvard Business School, says that the story we hear about workers being afraid for the future of their jobs might not be right. In surveying 11,000 people in lower-income and middle-skills jobs and 6,500 managers across 11 countries, Fuller discovered that, contrary to what bosses believe, many employees are excited about new technologies and willing to be trained in new skills.
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In this episode, Frank and Andy talk to an economist about what the future holds for the future of work in the age of automation and where in the past we can find successful models of community led training.
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Estonia may be a small country, but it has made enormous progress in transforming itself into a leading AI and e-government superpower. Vice takes a closer look at the glimpse of the future e-Estonia provides.
In this first of a series on automation of work via AI and robotics, NeoScribe explores the current state of the art in automating fast food jobs.
Sin City has been booming for the last 20 years, providing plenty of jobs and affordable housing that other cities in the US have been losing steadily during the same time period.
But is that party about to end? In this Al Jazeera documentary on the economic impact of AI and robotic automation(watch part 1 here), we take a closer look at places that will be hardest hit, particularly in Las Vegas.
Things are about to get interesting.
The Wall Street Journal explores the potential impacts of a coming wave of automation in this exploration of next generation of industrial robots in Asia.
Here is an introduction to the upcoming Microsoft’s IoT In Action Agriculture Webinar.