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Tags results for 'jobs'

Wozniak: I wish Apple & Google were partners

Posted in Business on 4th Nov, 2013 02:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Wozniak and Jobs became firm friends and although Steve Jobs often gets the credit for Apple's success, it was Woz, as he's known, who was the brains behind the silicon.

The Rich and Their Robots Are About to Make Half the World's Jobs Disappear

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jan, 2014 03:40 AM
by AlexMuller
As more automation is brought in to generate efficiency gains, more and more jobs will be displaced.

How mobile marketplaces are creating a million new U.S. jobs

Posted in Business on 1st Sep, 2014 07:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Online marketplaces such as Uber and Instacart are rapidly transforming the way people get what they want, whether it’s a ride, a meal, or a pet sitter, when they want it.

'Steve Jobs had a very deep understanding of history.' Here’s why all engineers should, too.

Posted in Business on 23rd Oct, 2014 12:50 AM
by AlexMuller
“I think great innovators tend to know the data points that got us to where we are.”

Future of Work: What Skills Will Help Us Keep Pace?

Posted in Software on 26th Dec, 2014 04:46 PM
by AlexMuller
From the growing clamor of voices warning robots will take away our jobs, it is clear we are focusing more on the problems of AI, robotics, and automation than the solutions.

Opinion: Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Erase Jobs in Nearly Every Industry

Posted in Business on 8th Jul, 2015 10:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Vivek Wadhwa describes the technology advances that are happening now, which will bear fruit in the 2020s.

We need to adapt capitalism to fit a robot-run future

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2015 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
With the technology advances that are presently on the horizon, not only low-skilled jobs are at risk; so are the jobs of knowledge workers.

Why it's time to prepare for a world where machines can do your job

Posted in Business on 5th Aug, 2015 11:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Changes in employment patterns are on the way as artificial intelligence takes on many routine, repetitive tasks currently performed by people.

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Census results in England and Wales since 1871 show that the rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making humans obsolete.

On the Edge of Automation

Posted in Business on 5th Oct, 2015 10:52 PM
by AlexMuller
'Five hundred years from now everyone is going to be involved in some kind of information or entertainment, There will be no farmers, or people working in manufacturing.'

Robots Will Change World Beyond Recognition Says BoA

Posted in Business on 9th Nov, 2015 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
The Bank of America has voiced their opinion that robots may shatter the global economic order within a decade.

Will the robot revolution bring economic meltdown?

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2016 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Uber and Airbnb. Self-driving cars and Drones. You don't have to be a Silicon Valley veteran to notice that tech seems to be eating everything these days.

Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk

Posted in Software on 9th Feb, 2016 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Most investors by surveyed by Citi feel automation poses a major challenge to societies, but automation will boost productivity.

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2016 09:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The question is whether the current pace of automation may in the shorter term increase inequality.

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$135 billion in 2019

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2016 11:07 AM
by AlexMuller
IDC forecasts global spending on robotics to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17% from more than US$71 billion in 2015 to US$135.4 billion in 2019.

Rodney Brooks Gives 3 Tips for Young People Interested in A.I.

Posted in Business on 13th Mar, 2016 08:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The former director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab has some interesting suggestions on how to advance the field:

Google's Eric Schmidt says robots will take our jobs and the rise of AI is a natural progression

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2016 02:10 PM
by AlexMuller
"There's no question that as AI becomes more pervasive, people doing routine, repetitive tasks will be at risk."

Report Points to Future of Massive Technological Unemployment in Asia

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jul, 2016 04:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Potentially over half of workers in 5 Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades.

Working full-time could be bad for your brain after a certain age

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2016 07:53 PM
by AlexMuller
An international team of researchers tested 3,000 Australian men and 3,500 women over the age of 40

10 jobs that Artificial Intelligence and chatbots are poised to eventually replace

Posted in Software on 24th Jul, 2016 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
The AIs are lining up at the door. Time to sharpen up those resumes.

AI will eliminate 6 percent of US jobs in five years, says report

Posted in Business on 14th Sep, 2016 10:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Within 5 years AI will eliminate many positions in customer service, trucking and taxi services, amounting to 6 percent of jobs, according to a Forrester report.

Builders to lose jobs as machines take over, says construction boss

Posted in Business on 28th Sep, 2016 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Skyscrapers in the City of London could soon be built by robots rather than by people, according to the boss of one of the UK’s biggest construction firms.

Work in the World of Tomorrow: AI technologies to Replace 7% of Jobs by 2025

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2016 08:25 AM
by AlexMuller
By 2025, jobs in customer service, trucking, and taxis will be taken over by technology. We will begin to truly feel the impact in 5 years.

The white house sizes up the future of artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 14th Oct, 2016 02:22 PM
by AlexMuller
The policy paper suggests retraining workers so they can work alongside artificial intelligence, rather than keeping jobs that the machines will explicitly do better.

Researchers: AI Could Take Over Much More Than Blue Collar Jobs

Posted in Business on 23rd Oct, 2016 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a standing belief that some human experts, like doctors, lawyers, and accountants, cannot be replaced by robots equipped with artificial intelligence (AI).

Foxconn's profit is up as increased deployment of robots improves cost control

Posted in Hardware on 13th Nov, 2016 11:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Foxconn has been working to expand automation on its campuses, including the iPhone assembly facility in Zhengzhou.

Nobel economist: 'I don't think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Posted in Software on 24th Dec, 2016 06:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Obama's White House warned on Thursday that advances in artificial intelligence and robotics have the potential to wipe out millions of job.

Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Widespread automation is inevitable, but it won’t happen as quickly as has been predicted.

Automation Could Cause America to Lose 35% of its Tax Base in the Next 20 Years

Posted in Business on 6th Mar, 2017 07:58 PM
by Alex Muller
The US is in danger of losing more than one-third of its tax base due to increasing automation in both manufacturing and service sectors.

This company replaced 90% of its workforce with machines. Here's what happened

Posted in Business on 24th Mar, 2017 07:18 PM
by Alex Muller
As technology improves, the range of tasks that can be taken over by automated systems will continue to expand.

The looming jobs crisis the Trump administration must not ignore

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2017 12:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The New York Times has reported on how Amazon's automation ambitions will be 'putting traditional retail jobs in jeopardy'

AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner

Posted in Software on 3rd Oct, 2017 10:01 AM
by Alex Muller
AI will augment workers and be a 'net job creator' by 2020 according to new research, which Gartner touted.

Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017 04:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.

Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Software on 25th Apr, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.

Silicon Valley company that automates 'mundane' tasks with robots gets nearly $2 billion valuation

Posted in Software on 7th Jul, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
It's a sign that automation has reached an 'inflection point, a tipping point'.

Apple will build a new $1 billion campus in Austin amid its ongoing U.S. hiring spree

Posted in Business on 13th Dec, 2018 02:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple announced it will spend $1 billion on a new campus in North Austin while also opening new offices in Seattle and Southern California.

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