So, robots are coming to take your jobs after all* but techies shouldn’t be scared, not in the slightest.
The scenario is a mainstay of science fiction: Humans engineer themselves into obsolescence, creating a vast class of unemployable people.
To adapt a 30-year-old quip from the great economist Robert Solow: you can see the robots everywhere except in the productivity statistics.
Early adopters of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive technologies are reporting strong opportunities for economic gains and job creation, according to a study released this weekby consulting firm Deloitte.
On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla’s biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, hauling 80,000 pounds along the way.
There’s a lot that distinguishes the north and south of England – from whether you call a sandwich a bap or a barm, or your weekly wash a bath or a barrrth.
There’s much concern about the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on jobs and the economy. And while it’s difficult to know for certain which types of jobs will likely be eliminated by AI, one thing is for sure: the technology will have a profound affect on a range of skills.
Lately, my life has been completely packed with speeches, meetings, and in-depth, often lengthy, conversations. Plus ongoing research and writing, of course.
Jeremy Corbyn wants companies that profit from replacing humans with robots to pay more tax because he believes automation is a “threat” to workers.
Raising the minimum wage increases the chance employers will automate low-skill jobs away, according to a paper published this week through National Bureau of Economic Research, a non-profit group of econ wonks.
Artificial intelligence software and robots are powerful in pattern recognition, predictive analytics, heavy computations, and handling repetitive tasks. Thanks to these capabilities, machines are gradually replacing humans in many occupations and activities.