Report Points to Future of Massive Technological Unemployment in Asia

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Potentially over half of workers in 5 Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades.

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
by Alex Muller

"There's no question that as AI becomes more pervasive, people doing routine, repetitive tasks will be at risk."

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

Posted in Business on 13th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The former director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab has some interesting suggestions on how to advance the field:

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

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

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.

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

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The question is whether the current pace of automation may in the shorter term increase inequality.