The Rise of Robots Will Make the Tech Gender Gap Even Worse

The Rise of #Robots Will Make the Tech #Gender Gap Even Worse

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  • Colleges will aggressively recruit women to join their programs, he said.
  • Women in roles where automation will cause biggest job loss
  • Women make up just 18 percent of computer-sciences majors in the U.S., down from 37 percent in 1984, they said.
  • The Mercer study also predicts that women in leadership roles at the top of technology companies will grow to 40 percent from 18 percent in the next decade.
  • Women reached a record share of attendees who scored prestigious white badges at the event.

Whether it was IBM boss Ginni Rometty, dashing onto the podium to anchor a panel on artificial intelligence, or a defiant Christine Lagarde, holding forth on the need to fight back against populism, high-powered women were everywhere at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. Women reached a record share of attendees who scored prestigious white badges at the event.
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The Real Impact of Artificial Intelligence

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Microsoft’s UK CMO on artificial intelligence and his visionary inspiration

UK CMO of @Microsoft on why his visionary inspiration is astronaut Tim Peake #Vision100

  • We spoke to Paul Davies, UK CMO at Microsoft and one of our Vision 100 on what it takes to be a visionary.
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  • Paul Davies talks about what it takes to be a visionary and his expectations for the industry in the next ten years.
  • Watch the video to find out more on what qualities Davies thinks visionaries require and why he looks to music, the arts or theatre for inspiration.
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Davies said it takes a lot of curiosity and that visionaries need to be curious about the world around them and what makes people tick. He said that they should also have courage and the bravery to try different things.


Microsoft’s UK CMO on artificial intelligence and his visionary inspiration