Intelligence

Only The White Heat Of Technology Can Revive Growth

US growth his hitting constraints from labor productivity and labor force growth.<p>Big tax cuts will do little to solve these constraints.<p>The US could …

Business

How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to …

Augmented Reality

How my work in AI put my dad out of a job

Back in 2007, when London was booming as the financial capital of the world, a new field called <i>“algorithmic trading”</i> was emerging. In essence, it is about leveraging Artificial Intelligence to place bets on financials markets faster than any human can. Like most PhD students doing AI, I was working …

Machine Learning

What security leaders need before applying intelligence to cyber

What does it take to successfully apply the <i>process</i> of intelligence to the field of cyber security?<p>Or perhaps we need to consider what happens when …

Cybersecurity

Education Technology as 'The New Normal'

<i>This talk was given today at CENTRO's symposium "Data, Paper, Scissors Tech-Based Learning Experiences for Higher Education" in Mexico City.</i><p>Thank you …

Education Technology

Legal tech firm turns to AI for contract review

Crowd & Co is now using artificial intelligence to read, review and understand contracts to automate and streamline the contract review process on …

Artificial Intelligence

Not all jobs will be taken by robots

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>I’ve had robots on my mind recently, and not in a “Wow, robots will make my life so much easier!” kind of way. More like, “Aaagh! Robots are coming to take the jobs of people in their 50s and 60s!”<p>The alarm bells rang furiously at a Milken …

Robots

Why every worker needs a virtual assistant

Nuclear technology can power an entire city or flatten it. Artificial intelligence is similar, in that it can be used as a tool for great good or a weapon for greater evil. For example, we’ve all read those gloomy reports about AI causing mass unemployment — but they assume that AI will entirely …

Customer Service

The Future Of Work In Marketing Should Involve Upskilling, Science And Algorithms

By now, it is well established that the marketing function (or at least some of it) has fundamentally changed. One only has to think about the rise of marketing technology to realize that marketing is now a heavily technology-driven discipline. Take the popular Marketing Technology landscape …

L'Oréal

Why AI won’t replace all human data analysts

While artificial intelligence for self-driving cars and virtual assistants gets a lot of attention, the past few months have seen a wave of AI advancements focused on the tasks of analysts. “Analyst” is a ubiquitous role, found in every industry that touches data. Analysts use the measurements we …

Artificial Intelligence

Large Study Uncovers Genes Linked To Intelligence

"<p>Raffaele Ferrari - Research Associate of Molecular Neuroscience, UCL<p>Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a new study of nearly 80,000 people, published in Nature Genetics, has managed to identify a …

DNA

Eliminating the Human

Musician David Byrne recently advanced an interesting theory about humanity and technology. The overarching agenda of technology, he believes, is …

Evangelical Christianity

The butterfly effect of new technology: How innovation could lead to worrying consequences

Businesses need to be aware of the unintended knock-on effect of exciting new tech.<p>When Mark Zuckerberg set up ''Thefacebook'' as a tool for …

Innovation

The Future Of Work Is Here To Stay - Now We Need To Understand What It Means

"<p>Introducing automation in the workplace is more than just a lever to increase productivity.<p>Machines, by design and intent, are more productive than the human race. They do not exhibit human emotion, aren't limited by exhaustion, and are engineered to relentlessly execute their purpose, repeatedly, …

The Workplace

National AI group launching next month - New Zealand Technology Industry Association

24<br>May<p>Artificial Intelligence or AI is fast being used to make people more efficient and it will touch every element of New Zealanders’ lives from …

New Zealand

From search to AI

BAIDU should transform from an Internet firm to an artificial intelligence company to better reshape and challenge other industry players in …

Artificial Intelligence

Coding is not “fun,” it’s technically and ethically complex

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world’s digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org’s promise that “Anybody can learn!” to Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s comment that writing code is “fun and interactive,” the art and science of making software is …

Programming

How automation will affect you – the experts’ view

More companies are turning to smart machines to save money on slow, expensive human employees. Here’s everything you need know about automation – and what it means for your job.<p>With soft, nimble fingers, an arm stretches out to delicately pluck an apple from a shelf and place it gently into a …

Robots

When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who’s to blame?

Artificial intelligence is not just creeping into our personal lives and workplaces—it’s also beginning to appear in the doctor’s office. The prospect of being diagnosed by an AI might feel foreign and impersonal at first, but what if you were told that a robot physician was more likely to give you …

Artificial Intelligence

The World Is Too Complicated for Donald Trump to Be President, Theoretical Physics Suggests

An emerging branch of complex systems mathematics suggests in cold, analytical terms that Donald Trump is not smart enough to be president.<p>Many political observers have coalesced around a prevailing theory that they say explains Donald Trump's early struggles. Put simply, they say he's too dumb to …

Donald Trump

Scientists find 40 new genes linked to intelligence

Scientists have found 40 new genes in our brains that are associated with intelligence, according to a new study in <i>Nature Genetics</i>. The finding …

DNA

Stanford professors discuss ethics involving driverless cars

Self-driving technology presents vast ethical challenges and questions. Several professors and interdisciplinary groups at Stanford who are tackling …

Stanford University

When AI improves human performance instead of taking over

The game results show that placing slightly “noisy” bots in a central location (high-degree nodes) improves human coordination by reducing same-color …

Artificial Intelligence

Stowe Boyd: Embrace Today’s Work App Fragmentation

Analyst and futurist Stowe Boyd examines the tools we use to work today while also exploring how the very nature of work itself may shift in the …

The Workplace

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence

The opportunities of AI stretch far beyond simplifying routine tasks, and in marketing tech ecosystems particularly, we are already experiencing how …

Artificial Intelligence

Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But the technology tells a …

Transportation

Artificial Intelligence - Driving Factor in the Growth of Multiple Sectors

In the recent few years, it has been observed that the capability of conventional growth drivers viz. capital investment and labor have been …

Artificial Intelligence

Inherited Intelligence: Scientists Discover Over 50 New Intelligence Genes

Even though scientists have discovered genes linked to intelligence, trying to use genetics to create a super intelligent animal would still carry …

Genetics

Artificial Intelligence Is Changing SEO: Get Ahead Or Fall Behind

The AI revolution is upon us, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It seemed like yesterday when things like automated social media posts, blog content, and chatbots were something laughable, not fully able to compete with human intelligence. However, these algorithms have accelerated almost …

Artificial Intelligence

3 types of artificial intelligence, but only 2 are valid

For all of the visions of robots taking over the world, stealing jobs, and outpacing humans in every facet of existence, we haven’t seen many cases of AI drastically changing industries, or even our day-to-day lives, just yet. For this reason, media and AI deniers alike question whether true …

Artificial Intelligence