New technology: destroyer or creator of jobs?

Workers across the world are increasingly aware of what many consider an existential threat to a wide array of jobs. Safe and efficient autonomous vehicles, for example, may make truck drivers obsolete in the not too distant future. At the same time, advocates of technology argue, people around the planet are finding new and often better… Please follow and like us:

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Automation Growth Just Starting As Our Robot Overlords Further Integrate Into Every Day Life

When Sanford Bernstein’s Jay Huang looks back at 2017, he doesn’t see the oddest political wrangling accompanied by surreal market environments. He appears more awed by the pace of automation trends, particularly integrating into human business processes. There is no cliff for automation stocks, he asserts in a January 4 report on Asian Industrial Technology. There… Please follow and like us:

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Andres Oppenheimer: My biggest fear for 2018? That ‘Alexa’ and other intelligent machines will go crazy

As 2018 gets started, there are many dire warnings about the dangers facing the world, from a war with North Korea to an explosion of violence in the Middle East. But I have a more mundane fear: that the robots and algorithms that we are incorporating into our daily lives will suddenly go crazy. You may… Please follow and like us:

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Robots Could Wipe Out Hundreds Of Millions Of Jobs By 2030

A significant number of jobs could be completed by robots as early as 2030, according to a new report published Tuesday by the McKinsey Global Institute. The transition into a heavily automated workplace wouldn’t arrive right away, but it may affect up to 375 million workers globally. The workforce has already begun to accommodate technological advancements,… Please follow and like us:

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Artificial intelligence and soldiers of the future

SILICON VALLEY, CA. – Have you ever considered dedicating your life to humanity’s official “Church of Artificial Intelligence”? Take a look at the First Church of AI. Beginning 1,700 to 2,000 years ago, what would become the Vatican began to emerge. It spanned the globe and divided the Earth between Spain and Portugal via the Treaty… Please follow and like us:

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Does regulating artificial intelligence save humanity or just stifle innovation?

By Jeremy Straub, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University. Should robots and artificial intelligence face additional restrictions? maxuser/Shutterstock.com Some people are afraid that heavily armed artificially intelligent robots might take over the world, enslaving humanity – or perhaps exterminating us. These people, including tech-industry billionaire Elon Musk and eminent physicist Stephen Hawking, say… Please follow and like us:

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Online retailers give intelligent logistics a boost

Major Chinese online retailers are beefing up efforts to build intelligent logistics systems, by deploying robots in warehouses to enhance work efficiency, in preparation for the upcoming Singles Day shopping spree. Cainiao Network Technology Co Ltd, the smart logistics network of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, announced on Tuesday it had launched a flagship intelligent… Please follow and like us:

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The Robots Are Not Coming To Wall Street, They’re Already Here — And Multiplying

When considering the forthcoming computerized-automation revolution, one area where this societal change will be different from the previous industrial revolution is who it impacts. While much of the industrial revolution forced the working class to find new skills, the smart technology revolution is going to take on human intelligence – and this will impact the upper… Please follow and like us:

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Artificial intelligence cyber attacks are coming – but what does that mean?

By Jeremy Straub, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, North Dakota State University. Hackers will start to get help from robots and artificial intelligence soon. Jinning Li/Shutterstock.com The next major cyberattack could involve artificial intelligence systems. It could even happen soon: At a recent cybersecurity conference, 62 industry professionals, out of the 100 questioned, said they thought… Please follow and like us:

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Inside the Ring: Report: AI threatens humanity

Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing warfare and espionage in ways similar to the invention of nuclear arms and ultimately could destroy humanity, according to a new government-sponsored study. Advances in artificial intelligence, or AI, and a subset called machine learning are occurring much faster than expected and will provide U.S. military and intelligence services with powerful new Please follow and like us:

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Robots ‘Will Replace Humans on the Battlefield’

The role of humans on the battlefield will be replaced by high-tech robotic killing machines, a U.S. military chief has said. Speaking at the third annual “Mad Scientist” conference recently at Georgetown University, Lieutant General Sean B. MacFarland said the nature of warfare would be transformed by killer robots and artificial intelligence. “We’re standing on the… Please follow and like us:

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How will AI hit hedge funds and asset-management firms?

How do data scientists differentiate themselves in a world of rapidly advancing artificial intelligence and machine learning? This is something that hedge funds and asset management firms, which are heavily invested in new technology, think about a great deal. Separate components often referred to in order of importance are: data, algorithms and hardware. But while these… Please follow and like us:

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Amazon’s delivery drone hive patent is an urban planning nightmare

This clever concept is subprime logistics. Amazon Drone Tower Bristling with windows, the cylindrical tower is designed to work for both small flying drones and large delivery trucks. United States Patent And Trademark Office Amazon’s biggest problem is that it can’t teleport products into the homes of customers. As the largest online retailer, the company struggles… Please follow and like us:

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Info Ops Officer Offers Artificial Intelligence Roadmap

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) relies on the JARVIS artificial intelligence to help pilot his Iron Man suit. (Marvel Comics/Paramount Pictures) Artificial intelligence, machine learning and autonomy are central to the future of American war. In particular, the Pentagon wants to develop software that can absorb more information from more sources than a human can, analyze… Please follow and like us:

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Should Pentagon Let Robots Kill Humans? Maybe

A Punisher unmanned ground vehicle follows a soldier during the PACMAN-I experiment in Hawaii. Imagine battles unfolding faster than the human mind can handle, with artificial intelligences choosing their tactics and targets largely on their own. The former four-star commander in Afghanistan, John Allen, and an artificial intelligence entrepreneur, Amir Husain, have teamed up to develop… Please follow and like us:

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