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Here Are 5 Schools of Thought on How AI Will Change Work

The future of the workforce is one of the biggest issues facing CEOs today. It’s abundantly clear to all that artificial intelligence, big data...

Self-driving trucks: What will they mean for the nation’s truck drivers?

Roman Mugriyev was driving his long-haul 18-wheeler down a two-lane Texas highway when he saw an oncoming car drift into his lane just a...

This Study Says You Would Love a Robot Boss

Perhaps it’s the proliferation of ‘soft’ robotics— everything from the BB8 droid in the Star Wars movies to Pepper, the world’s first humanoid robot. Whatever the...

Is Ethical Technology a Myth or a Possibility?

New technologies continue to shape society, albeit at an accelerating rate. Decades ago, societal change lagged behind tech innovation by many years, a decade...

We Need to be Examining the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

Growing up, one of my favorite movies was Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. I was fascinated by the idea that a crime could be prevented before it occurred....

New CMU Research Center to Focus on AI Ethics

Carnegie Mellon University plans to announce on Wednesday that it will create a research center that focuses on the ethics of artificial intelligence. The ethics center,...

The Doomsday Invention

Raffi Khatchadourian on Nick Bostrom, an Oxford philosopher who asks whether inventing artificial intelligence will bring us utopia or destruction. Last year, a curious nonfiction...

Why Artificial Intelligence Can’t Take a Joke

Two neural networks walk into a bar… Artificial intelligence is capable of some very sophisticated kinds of thinking. IBM’s Watson, for instance, can not only...

IBM’s Responds to the White House for Input on AI

The field of artificial intelligence is so huge, and the potential applications so numerous, that it would be folly to try to explain it...

DeepMind -NHS deal on millions of patient healthcare records is “cautionary tale”

A study of a deal which has allowed Google DeepMind access to millions of healthcare records argues that more needs to be done to...






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