Articles about AI
Middle management job security in the age of automation
What issues are raised when a bot can do a white collar business person’s work as well or better than the person who pays the dry cleaning bills?
This AI chatbot can help you anonymously report harassment in the workplace
If you feel uncomfortable telling your story of harassment at work to a human, a new chatbot called Spot has a solution free from the bureaucracy of human resources.
A.I. is redefining the meaning of ‘human’ in human resources
Artificial intelligence is transforming the modern human resource department by providing a variety of new data-driven tools.
You could one day attend meetings with someone else’s body via ‘human Uber’
Sony-affiliated virtual reality researcher Jun Rekimoto demonstrated his invention — "Chameleon Mask," or human Uber — that allows you to have someone wear a screen displaying your face on their face, so you can attend events remotely.
This algorithm can figure out when you will die
By creating a deep learning algorithm to predict patient mortality, doctors can better inform patients about their end-of-life options before it is too late, allowing more patients to get their spiritual and cultures final wishes met.
These were the craziest workplace surveillance stories of 2017
New advances in technology are making it easier than ever for our employers to track our movements, whereabouts, and employability. These were the craziest stories of 2017.
Amazon wants Alexa to be your new coworker
Do you need an executive assistant who can stay out of sight and always be ready to complete your bidding at your command? Amazon is banking on it.
Survey: Here’s how people really feel about robots in the workplace
Among U.S. workers, only 13% would be “very comfortable” having a position where they worked with robots. This better change, fast.
Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.
Typists, watch repairers, and postal workers: Here are the jobs projected to be on their way out over the next decade, according to Bloomberg.
Survey: Americans want to limit robots to ‘dangerous’ and ‘unhealthy’ jobs
Americans support having machines do the grunt work, giving humans the opportunity to pursue more creative, less monotonous tasks.
New robot gets knocked down — but it gets up again (you are never gonna keep it down)
Scientists have created a new robot that can fall down repeatedly without suffering significant damage — and can get back up without human assistance.
This chatbot will help you face death
Can a robot ease the existential angst of those facing imminent death? It might seem unlikely, but that's exactly what a new chatbot was able to do.
Apple posts job teaching Siri to listen to users’ troubles
Apple is hiring a trainer to teach its artificially-intelligent voice interface, Siri, to have "serious conversations." Would you trust it?
3 ways automation can help workers in the future
While Elon Musk is tweeting that super-intelligent robots will bring World War III, there are other experts rebuking dystopian visions and are offering a more hopeful take.
This new robot gives you a therapy session at your desk. Would you want to?
The robot is here to see you now.
Could your next doctor’s appointment be mediated by a robot ethicist?
Experts estimate that as many as half of all jobs are vulnerable to automation. Here's a new set of jobs in the path of the robot invasion.