The real ethical dimension of AI lies in the thought processes that occurred before the coders were brought in, combined with the mindset and world views of the coders themselves.
The robots are coming and Members of the European Parliament have decided its their job to set down some rules. Chris Middleton challenges a proposed European solution to the rise of the Eurobot.
Voice control is coming to devices in the workplace, bringing virtual assistants to enterprise applications, predicts Kevin Roberts of FinancialForce
At AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, JPL tech staff demonstrated how the Alexa voice control system provides a way for humans to communicate with smart products and robots.
A panel at Europe’s largest start-up conference discussed universal basic income, the future of automation and how we will need to rethink work.
Plenty of readers had spicy comments for Denis Pombriant's future of jobs and automation series. Now he issues a challenge: share your own view on where we go from here. He seeds the challenge with some provocative questions. Now it's up to us to "bring our rocks."
At diginomica, we like to grapple with digital skills and services industry disruptions. We often find ourselves in the middle of debates over the gig economy or work futures. Here's my hand-picked best-of from our coverage of "The new professional and IT as a service."
The advent of AI, machine learning and software bots will bring displacement to the workforce. It's time to rethink your career, warns Unit4's Thomas Staven
AI has plusses and minuses and while the segment is super hot, it is worth remembering that there is a hype cycle involved and we are early in the game.
Alongside the emergence of the on-demand or gig economy, there is a pressing need to help people understand how the future of work means a need to refresh or learn new skills. That's proving much harder than it might at first seem and especially for those at the low end of the income/skills ladder.
Today, the U.S. federal government released its standards for autonomous vehicles. Autonomous vehicles just got a big push - here's the breakdown.
AI-powered chatbots are hipster tech in 2016, riding a wave of machine learning and Facebook F8 show hype. To gain clarity on the pros and cons of chatbots, I spoke with Flint Capital partner Sergey Gribov. We debated today's chatbots, and Gribov gave a view of tomorrow's as AI evolves.
Supercomputer Watson joins quantum services and the TrueNorth chip in helping IBM understand what it means to be human.