I write about the broad intersection of data and society. Timeline of accuracy advances in ImageNet image recognition showing the leap from human to machine-generated models. (Google). In the early days
Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright The American middle class is falling deeper into debt to maintain a middle-class lifestyle.
Otis and I were students in the same second-grade class in Cleveland back in the 1990s. I distinctly remember his braces and big ears. He was quite mischievous, and I may have fallen in love watching run
An economist and a business adviser discuss what might happen if the gap between rich and poor continues to grow. The U.S. economy hit a historic high in 2018, and today unemployment is at its lowest in
As automation, AI, and new job models reconfigure the business world, lifelong learning has become accepted as an economic imperative. Eighty percent of CEOs now believe the need for new skills is their
Moxi is a robot designed to make nurses’ lives easier. But the friendly bot is turning out to be a welcome presence for some patients, too. Nurses are in high demand: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation promise to usher in a new era of inexpensive goods, effortless personalization, and freedom from tedium. Yet beneath the surface of innovation a current of disenfranchisement