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Amazon is hosting a new conference focused on artificial intelligence to highlight the advancements in robotics. The re:MARS conference, which stands for machine learning, automation, robotics and space, took place in Las Vegas this week. It showcased a range of robots from the ones that could serve you food and drinks to those that can mop the floors and mow your lawn.
The question will be how we prepare the workforce for its arrival. Businesses must now equip their staff with the digital tools and expertise they need to keep pace with these technological advances. Employees are looking to their employers to demonstrate responsible and responsive leadership.
Predicting a year's worth of trends in a field as explosive as artificial intelligence is a bit like guessing what a human would do if you gave them every superpower all at once. Would they heat up their latte using eye lasers or rob a bank with a cucumber?
Financial services, for example, has been flipped on its head thanks to AI. No more than a decade ago it was unthinkable that a customer could have a loan or credit card application underwritten online in milliseconds without an underwriter in sight.
We’ve all been there, you see your boss coming and are desperately willing the lift doors to close so you don’t have to spend
We are today faced with a grave danger posed by the rise of the machines. Between today and 2022, according to different but converging estimates, one supercomputer somewhere in a civilian lab will reach the theoretical calculation power of the human brain.
The modern industrial world is a horrifying and brutally mechanistic terror. It is also -- if filmed correctly -- intensely
A venture capital firm in Hong Kong has hired an artificially intelligent algorithm to its board of directors. Read that
According to a new book written by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfssen entitled 'The Second Machine Age', we have witnessed two major technological shifts in our history. The first began towards the end of the 19th century, where machines replaced and multiplied the physical work of humans and animals.