They’ve been used by the airline industry for years as an opportunity to learn from failure and improve design but does the world of AI need an ethical black box system? [Read more…]
You’ve seen things start to change in your organisation, perhaps the automation of specific departments has already taken place. With driverless cars on the horizon and self scan tills already here, the march of automation has already begun. Predictions suggest that it’s a matter of when rather than if for many professions. Could automation replace you? [Read more…]
Reports this week suggest that Google’s DeepMind, the AI programme which learns independently has developed some interesting strategies under stress.
The team responsible for DeepMind have published a blog outlining how it responded to stressful circumstances during an apple gathering computer game with another AI agent. It appears that the agents didn’t want to share their spoils, employing aggressive tactics to ensure they won. So what’s going on with DeepMind? [Read more…]
Artificial intelligence – impact on income
How will the rapid advances in artificial intelligence affect your future income? A handful of countries and cities have begun to experiment with possible solutions to the employment problems posed by automation. When jobs are increasingly displaced by artificial intelligence impact on income will be profound. How will your job and income shape up against AI? [Read more…]
Artificial Intelligence (AI), once the domain of low budget futuristic sci-fi movies and TV shows with farcical special effects (think “I, Robot” or Dr Who circa 1970s “I am a Dalek” and don’t laugh) is now a reality. AI has arrived. Take a look around you. Self scan tills in the supermarkets, voice activated gadgets, Apple’s Siri, driverless cars, AI assisted surgical procedures and Google’s increased focus on machine learning. AI is pervading our every day humdrum almost by stealth.
Insurance company announces 34 jobs to be replaced by artificial intelligence
What’s your first reaction when you read that over 30 office jobs at a Japanese insurance company are about to be replaced by artificial intelligence? Are you you nervously wondering if your job will be next? Or are you excitedly thinking about the potential benefits AI could provide to your role or business? Is your immediate response to AI fuelled by fear or excitement? [Read more…]