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Robots can help the U.S. get its economic mojo back

A 2017 ranking on global competitiveness from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) shows the US in fourth place, it’s lowest position in five years, slipping...

Experts Predict Exactly When AI Will Overtake Human Intelligence

Given the speed at which researchers are advancing artificial intelligence, the question has become not if A.I. will become smarter than its human creators,...

What Do People Really Think About AI? – HBR

In 1942 the author and professor Isaac Asimov introduced his Three Laws of Robotics, one of the most well-known attempts to establish workable rules...

We Need to Make Algorithms Accountable

Algorithms are ubiquitous in our lives. They map out the best route to our destination and help us find new music based on what...

AI Long-Term Impact on Employment: Let’s Look at History

Artificial intelligence has been making extraordinary progress in the past few years. It’s ironic that after years of frustration with AI’s missed promises, many now worry that...

Should Canada join the call for a ban on ‘killer’ robots?

Editors note: In light of the recent death caused by a robot in Dallas, see Robot’s role in killing Dallas shooter is a first we came...

March of the machines

EXPERTS warn that “the substitution of machinery for human labour” may “render the population redundant”. They worry that “the discovery of this mighty power”...

AI for the Next War: Defending America

The titans of tech don’t talk about it, but entrepreneurial Silicon Valley was built on government spending, in particular Defense Department funding for things...

Obama Administration Announces Effort To Employ AI

The Obama administration wants to use more artificial intelligence to solve the problems with big government. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced a decision...

New Book by Tom Davenport: AI systems and robotics will help...

Sure, robots and intelligent machines are likely to replace jobs in the not so distant future. The situation, though, isn't as dire as some would...