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AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants

Amazon’s Alexa just got a new job. In addition to her other 15,000 skills like playing music and telling knock-knock jokes, she can now also answer economic questions for clients of the Swiss global financial services company, UBS Group AG.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> (WSJ), a new …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Secure Jobs That Machines Will Never Be Able To Take From Humans

Without wanting to get <i>too</i> morbid, one of the greatest existential fears humans face is that one day, we’re going to be completely unnecessary in the …

Singularity

Some Economic Implications of The Longer-Living Society — Part 2

<b>By George Tait Edwards MBE</b><p>Background<p>It is now virtually certain that there are prescription drugs (such as metformin) and many other AMPK Activators …

Longevity

The Transition to a Longer Living Society Part 1

<b>A 21st Century Theory of Aging</b><p><b>By George Tait Edwards MBE</b><p><b>1 Introduction</b><p>There is a new theory of aging that has been developed in recent years by …

Who Will Care for America's Seniors?

Being a home-health aide is a lonely, difficult job, and the pay is miserable. But the country needs to find millions more people to do it.<p>My grandfather broke his hip at age 87. At the time, he lived with my grandmother in western Massachusetts in a beautiful house they’d built themselves abutting …

Google is funding a news site with robot writers

Scribes everywhere, look alive: Google is now funding a project which will use AI to write automated news stories,<p>The Press Association, a UK news agency, received about $807,000 from the third round of Google’s Digital News Initiative funding. Their project? Reporters and Data and Robots, or …

Journalism

Do You Have What It Takes To Live On Mars?

TV

7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World …

Critical Thinking

Need jobs? Get robots, and education right

Jobs were in the center spotlight in this year’s election. Donald Trump used it as a weapon against Hillary Clinton to mobilize the many millions of voters who felt as though technology, immigrants and free trade had left them behind. Clinton suggested spending hundreds of billions to upgrade our …

Robots

Artificial Intelligence Offers Teachers 'Augmented' Role

A recent consumer survey indicates that educational tutoring is the human job most expected to be wiped out by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the next five years.<p><i>Bot.Me: A Revolutionary Partnership</i> by PwC reveals the public’s steady acceptance of AI, particularly in customer service roles.<p>Among …

Intelligence

Robots stealing human jobs isn't the problem. This is.

A 15-hour work week. That's what influential economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied in his famous 1930 essay "Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren," forecasting that in the next century technology would make us so productive we wouldn't know what to do with all our free time.<p>This is not …

Basic Income

Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs

SINTRA, Portugal — The rise of robots has long been a topic for sci-fi best sellers and video games and, as of this week, a threat officially taken seriously by central bankers.<p>The bankers are not yet ready to buy into dystopian visions in which robots render humans superfluous. But, at an …

Economics

AI will boost global GDP by nearly $16 trillion by 2030—with much of the gains in China

Much has already been made about how artificial intelligence is going to transform our lives, ranging from visions of the future in which robots make humans obsolete to utopias in which technology solves intractable problems and frees up people to pursue their passions. Consultancy firm PwC ran the …

Intelligence

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring.<p>Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had …

College & University

Companies use AI to Find Human Employees to Work with Artificial Intelligence

Lately, it seems that more and more jobs that used to be performed by humans are being taken over by one form or another of artificial intelligence, …

Artificial Intelligence

Worry less about robots and more about sweatshops

Technology enables employers to erode our autonomy, and lax laws let exploitation thrive<p>The biggest threat to our jobs is the rise of the robots, or so we’re told by report after report. And so an idea has taken root in our collective psyche that there may be a point in the not-too-distant future …

Robots

How long will it take for your job to be automated?

We’re often told that machines one day will be able to do our jobs – but when, exactly, is that likely to happen?<p>The world is widely considered to be on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution – one where machines will be able to do many of the jobs currently performed by humans, and perhaps …

Machine Learning

Amazon’s Move Signals End of Line for Many Cashiers

Imagine this scene from the future: You walk into a store and are greeted by name, by a computer with facial recognition that directs you to the items you need. You peruse a small area — no chance of getting lost or wasting time searching for things — because the store stocks only sample items. You …

Robots

A High-Tech Burger Joint of the Future

Shares 0<p>We at Nanalyze love to speculate about what the future is going to look like. We envision highways filled with self-driving cars. Surgeons …

Looking to Work From Home but You're Not a Techie? Top Firms Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Remote jobs aren't just for techies anymore.<p>Earlier this month, I wrote about FlexJobs' annual list of the 100 top companies to watch for remote jobs in the months ahead. Moment of truth: Many are in the tech space requiring highly-skilled workers with some sort of technology background on their …

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

Jobless Rate at 10-Year Low as Hiring Grows and Wages Rise

The jobless rate dropped to 4.4 percent in April, the lowest level in more than a decade, the government said on Friday, signaling the economy’s resilience and showing a labor market closing in on full capacity.<p>Employers added 211,000 workers, the Labor Department said, helping to quell doubts …

Economics

Robo Revolution: A Factory Cut Labor Costs in Half, Thanks to Tiny Robots

Rising Automation<p>For any manufacturer, one of the biggest overhead costs to consider is labor. But in China, which has been particularly aggressive …

Stop Throwing Your Broken Stuff Out. Go to a Repair Cafe and Fix It Yourself.

<b>So much for Reduce-Reuse-Recycle.</b><p>The average American throws out around 185 pounds of plastic each year. It has been estimated that our oceans now …

3 Skills You Need to Save Your Job From a Robot

The bad news: Simply getting better or knowing more won't cut it. The good news: Being more human will.<p>You've heard the rumblings of the robots, right? When I make a customer service call and get an eerily nuanced answer from a chatbot, I hear the rumbling of the robots. When I call out to my …

Robots

MIT professors tell us about the 3D printing and design skills needed for the future

MIT Professional Education is launching a new course, “Advances in Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing.” I asked the course instructors, MIT …

Elon Musk Succeeds by Doing the Exact Opposite of What We're All Told to Do

The Tesla and SpaceX founder has bucked one bit of conventional wisdom and made billions in the process.<p>How many times have you been told to focus, to narrow your efforts, and zero in on what you're good at? Whether you're an athlete or a startup founder or an artist, the conventional wisdom for …

AI will create many new jobs — here’s how you can prepare

As U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin predicts artificial intelligence (AI) won’t be a threat to American jobs over the next several decades, and still others opine on why he is wrong, both sides are missing an important point: No matter the pace of change as AI makes in-roads into the …

Intelligence

Entrepreneurs: How To Define Your Future In The Exponential Age

<b>­</b><p><b>­</b><p><i>In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide.<br>Within just a few years, their business model disappeared.</i><p>Recently, I’ve been impressed by a vision of the future as shared by serial entrepreneur and CEO Udo Gollub. He has noted that what happened to Kodak will …

3D Printing