Now that my son is grown, married, living in another part of the country, and busy with his own complicated set of life challenges, we don’t get as much time to talk. So, when we occasionally do, it’s important to cover only what’s critical. I’m sure we’ll get to that someday. Meanwhile, in the few…
Reading time: 5:00 Good News! AI isn’t as smart as many people think. Recognizing that lets us understand some of the economic dilemmas we see. It should also allow us to get closer to ‘truly autonomous vehicles’ (and other automated processes) more quickly than we otherwise would.
Reading Time: 4:45 Apex predators reside at the top of their food chain and have few or no predators of their own. We introduced the notion of Apex Internet Predators (or apex predators for short) and “Amazonization” here.
Imagine if you could make your mistakes in virtual scenarios instead of in reality.
Microsoft and IBM show some insights while advances in AI assistants for doctors generate mixed emotions.
Data beats theory Here’s a new empirical study of the impacts of automation and resulting employment changes on high and low wage employees over time. Empirical studies are important because they replace conjecture with reality (but it’s easier to write a paper about conjecture.)
AI and digital are now part of the fabric of business. CEOs need to deal with the existential threat from Internet-based upstarts. Focus on the second sentence.
This is no longer science fiction. Retailers, such as Amazon (www.amazon.com) and Wal-Mart (www.walmart.com) strive to use technology to enhance and streamline their shoppers experience…
For the price of maintaining vegetation, perhaps a garden and some strategically located fruit trees around the property, an AI hive might make an excellent augmentation to a security system…
Why is AI Weaponization inevitable and very troubling? Why and how will it develop? What actions, if any, should you consider taking?