Articles about Artificial Intelligence

According to Science

Robots have the power to influence children’s decisions

"A discussion is required about whether protective measures ... should be in place that minimize the risk to children during social child-robot interaction."

News

There was a 2016 Amazon patent putting workers in cages

Amazon had an idea to put humans in cages above a robotic trolley so that they could work in robot-only zones safely and efficiently.

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Survey: 93% of people would trust instructions from a robot in the workplace

93% of people would believe a robot's instructions at the office and 59% feel AI will "improve operational efficiencies."

News

This robot butler is being trained to do your chores

No one enjoys picking up after themselves, and in the future, you may not have to, because your robot butler will be cleaning your house for you, always ready and able to lend a helping hand. That's the world researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the University of Toronto are envisioning.

Technology

This new AI service will transcribe conference calls in real-time

With a new voice-driven, artificially-intelligent service, you'll never have to pay attention during long, boring conference calls again.

News

Google won’t confirm if AI assistant will identify itself up front as a robot

This ethical tension could be partly resolved if its AI assistant was required to announce that a computer is on the phone calls, but Google has been vague and will not confirm if Duplex will be made to self-disclose.

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s new AI assistant can pass for a human on phone calls

In the near future, a machine can book reservations on your behalf, and the human on the other line may never realize that they are talking to a chatbot.

Artificial Intelligence

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?

The Future of Work

Here’s how not to lose your job in the next 15 years

Learn all you can about the technology entering your field. Stay up on all the trends. And give real thought to where the human element is still needed.

News

STUDY: Nearly one-third of workers lie to their bosses

Seems low.

News

75% of American parents believe robots will take their kids’ jobs

The worst part is that robots don't even have to be particularly smart to replace you.

Artificial Intelligence

New app scans your face and tells companies whether you’re worth hiring

Companies are letting the robots take over the first interview.

News

No wonder we don’t fear robots at work. Many of us feel like robots in the office anyway, survey finds

We like to make our own decisions, but few of us get to do it at work.

Robots

Why won’t everyone listen to Elon Musk about the robot apocalypse?

Empowered robots hold a host of complications for us.

Robots

These are the 6 most powerful robot overlords that exist today

Get to know your new bosses.

Future of Work

2 million job candidates are desperate to work for Google. Why?

How one company became among the most desired.

Automation

Survey: Americans welcome our new robot overlords

Americans are ready to accept robot workers in a variety of roles and are unconcerned about the threat artificial intelligence poses to jobs.