By 2025, one third of robotic process automation (RPA) projects will reveal opportunities to accelerate and diversify revenues, but over half of those opportunities will be missed by obsessive focus on the bottom line.
AI researchers don’t think of intelligence the same way other people do. On hearing that “an AI” can play GO better than human champions, ordinary people assume that those skills can generalize. After all, that’s what people do. AI has no generalized smarts.
On 27 and 28 March 2019, at PwC’s Risk Summit in Boston, PwC senior leaders and consultants in the risk assurance and consulting practices shared with their clients and over three dozen industry analysts their vision of how digital technologies are transforming both risk management and business performance.
Reading time: 2 minutes 30 seconds Check the news on IBM Watson for Health Care: STAT reports that IBM is halting sales of Watson AI for drug discovery FierceBiotch reports that IBM employees were recently told of this decision and are reassessing Watson’s prospects in the broader biopharma industry. Troubles in IBM’s Watson for Oncology…
Could a future application one day help people get along with one another at work? A story about a meeting from the future The time is 8:25 AM on a workday, years from now. We join the weekly global team video-conference underway at a successful consumer-products company. I’ll spare you the busy agenda, but point…
Any way you look at it, whether Boston Dynamics, Sony, or another company leaps into the robotic service dog market, there is a clear need for a Service Robot able to perform the tasks of current service animals.
Given the enormous expectations that are being created, a backlash against AI is likely over the next 3 years when the fragility of standalone systems will become clear. You should take action now in view of that.
Reading Time: 5:15 AI is at Peak Hype. Yes, one day we will have autonomous transportation pods and ubiquitous language translation services. Just not yet. For now, focus CRM/AI applications on tactics, not bold strategic moves. AI Hype > AI Reality
The social impact of Artificial Intelligence hinges on the potential it has for both competition and collaboration with the human world. If left to develop unchecked its impact can be far-reaching and deeply destabilising. Maybe we should look before we leap, and consider the consequences of letting these new, more powerful and more autonomous machines loose on our world?
Part 2: The emotional hurdle AI systems lack anything even remotely like our emotional systems. How are they going to successfully co-exist and interact with the humans around them?