In Ten Years, Robots Could Replace More Than 4 Million Workers

In Ten Years, #Robots Could Replace More Than 4 Million Workers on @futurism  #AI

  • A new study suggests that as many as four million human workers could be replaced by robots over the next decade.
  • Robots could replace human workers in up to four million jobs in Britain over the next decade, according to research conducted by UK market research firm YouGov on behalf of the Royal Academy of the Arts.
  • Chiefly, businesses have to make sure that the millions of workers who are replaced by robots and other automated systems aren’t left behind.
  • Many robots are simply better equipped to perform menial tasks than humans are.
  • Robots can raise overall productivity by doing the dirty, difficult, or otherwise unpleasant jobs that human workers would rather avoid.

A new study suggests that robots will replace as many as four million British workers in the next decade. Can we find new roles for these people to fill?
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IBM Cognitive

How to decode #cognitive business: Learn from successful early adopters.  #AI

  • Our market report, “The cognitive advantage: Insights from early adopters on driving business value,” reveals that early adopters employ cognitive computing for competitive differentiation.
  • In fact, 65 percent say that cognitive adoption is very important to their strategy and success, and more than half regard cognitive computing as a must-have to remain competitive.
  • Early adopters leverage a range of capabilities from machine learning to natural language processing to unlock value from a range of data sources, both structured and unstructured.
  • All told, early adopters are pushing the boundaries of traditional business practices and unlocking groundbreaking services and sources of value.
  • Here are just a few of the ways early adopters are seizing the cognitive advantage:

By becoming a cognitive business, early adopters have been able to evolve customer acquisition, increase customer engagement, and improve customer service.
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Agenda / Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

This robot can grow all the food you need, on your roof terrace. Read more:

Should your driverless car value your life over a pedestrian’s? Should your Fitbit activity be used against you in a court case? Should we allow drones to become the new paparazzi? Can on…
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What It Will Take for Us to Trust AI

What It Will Take for Us to Trust #AI #IBMWatson

  • AI systems must be built from the get-go to operate in trust-based partnerships with people.
  • We also expect AI systems to pervasively support the decisions we make in our professional and personal lives in just a few years.
  • Bias could be introduced into an AI system through the training data or the algorithms.
  • Trust of AI systems will be earned over time, just as in any personal relationship.
  • But most experts believe that by thoroughly testing these systems, we can detect and mitigate bias before the system is deployed.

Ethics and accountability.
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What It Will Take for Us to Trust AI

  • AI systems must be built from the get-go to operate in trust-based partnerships with people.
  • We also expect AI systems to pervasively support the decisions we make in our professional and personal lives in just a few years.
  • Bias could be introduced into an AI system through the training data or the algorithms.
  • Trust of AI systems will be earned over time, just as in any personal relationship.
  • But most experts believe that by thoroughly testing these systems, we can detect and mitigate bias before the system is deployed.

Ethics and accountability.
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IBM Cognitive

How to decode #cognitive business: Learn from successful early adopters.  #AI

  • Consumer-facing businesses use cognitive tools to tease out key behavioral patterns to reach customers in the right ways and over the right channels.
  • By using cognitive tools to improve their search capabilities, customer care and workflow management, business leaders are accelerating productivity and efficiency.
  • Cognitive technology is helping defense and other intelligence organizations track an unprecedented variety of data to detect signals, protect the public, and direct intelligence resources more effectively.
  • Professional services firms and insurers are employing cognitive solutions to improve sampling and modeling, which is helping them improve client and risk outcomes.
  • Contact centers have turned to cognitive technology to provide more efficient and personalized customer service.

By becoming a cognitive business, early adopters have been able to evolve customer acquisition, increase customer engagement, and improve customer service.
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​#CXOTALK Reinventing the legal industry with AI, machine learning, and augmented reality

My latest:: Reinventing the legal industry w #AI, machine learning, and augmented reality

  • In the short clip embedded above, Shea explains why the firm invests in knowledge management, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality.
  • 80 percent of the law firms surveyed see digital strategy as critical
  • Law firms must respond to the changing demands of consumers just as companies do in other industries.
  • The legal industry has a reputation for being slow to change and behind the curve on adopting new technologies.
  • The firms that adopt and change and innovate will be the haves and the have-nots in the industry.

The CIO for a $2 Billion law firm explains how his organization responds to changing customer expectations with the most modern technology available.
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