Motherboard host Ben Ferguson first visits the a capsule hotel then investigates the Henn-na Hotel…staffed only by robots.
This is happening faster than we thought. Foxconn replacing 60 000 jobs with robots.
A great comic strip from SMBC on the ethics of AI. http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4141
It was almost 20 years ago that Deep Blue beat Kasperov, but even 2 years ago in 2014 it was predicted humans would still dominate Go for years to come. […]
The Metro has an even tempered article on the jobless future. Quoting several economists and futurist Martin Ford. The conclusion though is all too familiar…the robots will steal your jobs.
Interesting read about the future of machine learning, especially for start ups. Including this great infographic. Data, not algorithms, is key to machine learning success
An excellent article in Harvard Business Review by Martin Ford on the inability of future innovation to create mass employment. He goes so far as to suggest a guaranteed income, […]
You know it is getting real when a late night talk show does a segment on it…
Just read some great excerpts from a podcast with Martin Ford (Twitter) at the American Enterprise Institute. Kind of long, but worth the read. Will The Robots Take Our Jobs
The CG Bros have made an amazing short film presenting one of the worst possible outcomes of a virtual reality future. There are some parrallels to William Gibson’s latest book “The Peripheral” which […]