By 2065, the productivity growth that automation could add to the largest economies in the world is the equivalent…

By 2065, the productivity growth that automation could add to the largest economies in the world is the equivalent of an additional 1.1 billion to 2.2 billion full-time workersToday, about half the activities that people are paid to do in the global economy have the potential to be automated by adapting demonstrated technology. All economies,... Continue Reading →

Robots could soon become advanced enough to make their own decisions

Robots could soon become advanced enough to make their own decisions​Robots. They're here, they're getting smart, and some, at least, are being outfitted to kill. Should we meatba​gs be worried?In Inhuman Kind, Motherboard gains exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal robots—the same platforms the military has weaponized—and to a pair... Continue Reading →

Artificial intelligence will have a major impact on employment.

Artificial intelligence will have a major impact on employment.“Strong AI,” which has as its goal automating all the tasks, cognitive as well as physical, that humans can perform. Strong AI differs from “Weak AI,” which has as its goal simply providing help to humans.Opinions about the societal impact of this rapidly accelerating technological revolution span... Continue Reading →

Lifetime learning, continued training and retraining throughout their lives are key to staying ahead of increasingly…

Lifetime learning, continued training and retraining throughout their lives are key to staying ahead of increasingly skilled machinesRobots are getting very good at a whole bunch of jobs and tasks, but there are still many categories in which humans perform better.And, perhaps more importantly, robots and other forms of automation can aid in the creation... Continue Reading →

35% of UK jobs are at risk of being automated over the next two decades

35% of UK jobs are at risk of being automated over the next two decadesAccording to Oxford University, in the years ahead, millions of jobs in sectors such as accounting and auditing will be replaced with machines that can so the same tasks much more cheaply and effectively than human workers - without requiring salaries,... Continue Reading →

Safe jobs in 21st century are among three bottlenecks to automation: creativity, social intelligence, and the…

Safe jobs in 21st century are among three bottlenecks to automation: creativity, social intelligence, and the ability to interact with complex objects and environmentsThe digital age is set to cause more upheaval than previous technological revolutions because change is happening faster than ever before and is fundamentally altering the way we live and work. Technology... Continue Reading →

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