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Book says AI will drive a different approach to staff management

These are pretty weird times so it perhaps feels less surprising than usual that a recent book recommends running a company where staff can help to set their own salaries, accounts are accessible to all, where there is no formal . . .

Read articleposted 17th April 2019
Can AI Put An End To Fake News? Don’t Be So Sure

Fake news was the Collin’s word of the year for 2017 with good reason. In a year where politics-as-usual was torn apart at the seams, high-profile scandals rocked our faith in humanity and the extreme effects of global warming made themselves painfully known, it is becoming harder than . . .

Read articleposted 4th October 2018
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Cyborgs Are Here And You’d Better Get Used To It

Cyborgs are among us already. Not the human-weapon hybrids that exist in children’s imaginations and terrible horror movies, but a far more efficient variety that is mostly indistinguishable from non-modified humans. Advances in medical technology can help mitigate conditions that were . . .

Read articleposted 1st October 2018
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Can We Make Artificial Intelligence Accountable?

Lack of explainability of decisions made by Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs is a major problem. This inability to understand how AI does what it does also stops it from being deployed in areas such as law, healthcare and within enterprises . . .

Read articleposted 19th September 2018
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Visualizing Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence may have been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone as of 5 a.m. Tuesday, but the Carolinas are still reeling from one of the worst storms to hit the area in recent memory, with the death toll reaching 32, around 500,000 . . .

Read articleposted 18th September 2018
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Universal Robots Just Sold Their 25,000th Collaborative Robot

Ask anyone: working with robots is the stuff of the future. But collaborative robots (cobots) are already well on their way to our workplaces, and this sector is now growing the fastest within the robotics industry.

Read articleposted 11th September 2018
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Adapting to the AI opportunity

Adapting to the AI opportunity

Charles Towers-Clark, CEO of online platform PodGroup discusses how artificial intelligence can help empower employees rather than replace them. The opportunity that AI presents is too large for businesses to ignore, that much is clear, but the narratives around it so far . . .

Read articleposted 18th August 2018
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