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Applying Social Intelligence to Repair Trust

“Trust is given to you by other people. You have to give them the basis for giving you their trust.” Onora O’Neill Trust is fragile and easily broken.  If, for example, a manager tries but fails to deliver the promised . . .

Read articleposted 20th June 2019
80% Of People Don’t Trust AI With Money – How Can We Fix Its Image?

Forbes.com

Should we trust Artificial Intelligence (AI)? When it comes to our finances, only a fifth of us do. New research from VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, found that while 73% of UK respondents would trust AI to look . . .

Read articleposted 17th January 2019
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Isaac Asimov’s Predictions For 2019: How Accurate Was The ‘Three Laws Of Robotics’ Creator?

Forbes.com

On the 31st of December 1983, Isaac Asimov predicted what the world of 2019 might look like, as part of The Toronto Star’s feature leading into the namesake year of George Orwell’s 1984. 35 years later, with the benefit of . . .

Read articleposted 17th 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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How AI Can Make Christmas Shopping A Dream

Forbes.com

Shopping in the holidays may seem like chaos to you and me, but retailers have an arsenal of data-driven tools to define their strategy well in advance. The latest fashion trends, changes in the economy and even the weather all . . .

Read articleposted 27th December 2018
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Recreating Paintings With AI And 3D Printing

Forbes.com

Using AI to create artwork may seem paradoxical, but the creative work of computers is increasingly being seen as of legitimate value. In a recent auction at Christie’s, the world’s largest and most famous auction house, an AI-assisted artwork sold . . .

Read articleposted 27th December 2018
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