80% of those polled said their own job will "probably" or "definitely" still exist at that time

80% of those polled said their own job will "probably" or "definitely" still exist at that time ​Most Americans Think Robots Will Take All the Jobs, Just Not Theirs. Some two-thirds of the Americans believe that in fifty years, robots and computers will "probably" or "definitely" be performing most of the work currently carried out... Continue Reading →

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 →

We’ll experience a new age of productivity about a decade from now, and it will come from all of today’s advances:…

We'll experience a new age of productivity about a decade from now, and it will come from all of today’s advances: AI, robotics, large amounts of data that allow us to better understand our world and our humanity, creating a positive future.Long-promised, long-awaited, and still missing, corporate productivity gains driven by all our technology will... 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 →

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