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Automation and Humanity’s Future

In an attempt to cut through the headlines, Digital Bulletin speaks with author and technology business leader Charles Towers-Clark about a future that will simply have to unite human beings with artificial intelligence

Read articleposted 21st August 2019
Best Books in AI in business for World Book Day

Best Books in AI in business for World Book Day

Everybody and their dog are talking about how AI and automation will change the way businesses operate, but very few businesses are actually taking meaningful action on the subject. Charles Towers-Clark, CEO of Pod Group, is different. Not only does . . .

Read articleposted 7th March 2019
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The W.E.I.R.D. CEO, book review: Leadership in the AI age

The W.E.I.R.D. CEO, book review: Leadership in the AI age

Employment contracts haven’t changed much since ancient Roman times: they’re all about showing up and doing the job, not about whether the job will be satisfying or whether the employee will get the tools and authority they need to do . . .

Read articleposted 7th March 2019
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Quickfire Interview with IoT Now

Quickfire Interview with IoT Now on WEIRD CEO

Interview with Jeremy Cowan from IoT Now talking about WEIRD CEO and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.    

Read articleposted 6th March 2019
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Executive interview: The Weird approach to leadership

Computer Weekly

Letting others make their own decisions leads to a more dynamic approach to running a business, suited to the demands of an AI-fuelled economy There is a lot of debate over how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact people’s jobs and . . .

Read articleposted 25th January 2019
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We Don’t Really Believe AIs are Likely to do Our Important Jobs

Gizmodo

A survey of 2,000 workers has found that most don’t rate the chances of an AI being able to take their jobs away from them in the next 15 years, as it’s fairly hard to imagine exactly how these magical . . .

Read articleposted 10th January 2019
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WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TAKE YOUR JOB?

Business Leader

A survey of over 2,000 UK participants commissioned by Charles Towers-Clark, Author of The Weird CEO: How to lead in a world dominated by Artificial Intelligence, Group CEO of global IoT provider Pod Group and international lecturer on the future . . .

Read articleposted 10th January 2019
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2018 saw one in 10 employers automate jobs, as workers accused of “sticking our heads in the sand”

Verdict

However, only one in 20 British workers are worried about losing their jobs in this way over the next 15 years. This is according to a survey of over 2,000 people in the UK by Charles Towers-Clark, author of The . . .

Read articleposted 10th January 2019
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UK workers still doubt AI will steal all their jobs

TechRadar

New research has revealed that only one fifth of UK employees fear that artificial intelligence (AI) will put them out of work in the next 15 years despite the fact that 1 in 10 employers (12%) have replaced a job . . .

Read articleposted 10th January 2019
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Only 1 in 4 UK employees satisfied with current job roles

London Loves Business

A survey of over 2,000 UK participants commissioned by Charles Towers-Clark, Author of The Weird CEO: How to lead in a world dominated by Artificial Intelligence, Group CEO of global IoT provider Pod Group, and international lecturer on the future . . .

Read articleposted 10th January 2019
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The WEIRD Book

The WEIRD CEO

Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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