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 →

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 →

Robots may take our jobs, but they bring us freedom as well

Robots may take our jobs, but they bring us freedom as wellThe robots and software applications we are building to take away jobs are simply not something we can or should attempt to compete against. We won't win.However, as human beings, we can evolve and be happier and more fulfilled than we've ever been before.... Continue Reading →

702 occupations would soon be computerized out of existence

702 occupations would soon be computerized out of existenceAdvances in data mining, machine vision, artificial intelligence and other technologies could, put 47 percent of American jobs at high risk of being automated in the years ahead. Loan officers, tax preparers, cashiers, locomotive engineers, paralegals, roofers, taxi drivers and even animal breeders are all in danger... Continue Reading →

Robots won’t just be taking our jobs; they’ll be forcing us to confront a major existential dilemma: if we didn’t…

Robots won't just be taking our jobs; they'll be forcing us to confront a major existential dilemma: if we didn't have to work anymore, what would we do?Optimists say that more robots will lead to greater productivity and economic growth, while pessimists complain that huge swaths of the labor force will see their employment options... Continue Reading →

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