There is a lot going on behind rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft. Some of it is technology and some of it is economics. Here’s a fascinating look at the algorithms and unintended consequences of the gig economy.
Robot restaurants are popping up all over downtown San Francisco, as a futuristic option for people to grab fast food for cheap. The latest example is Creator, a robotic restaurant that specializes in making gourmet hamburgers with their all-in-one burger robots. 350 sensors and 20 computers all work together to create the perfect burger.
While many will question the future of low skill jobs, the news may not be as dire as some would say and the cost savings comes from unexpected places.
Michio Kaku ponders the future of employment in a world filled with smarter and smarter things. He’s a bit pessimistic about the ability of AI to recognize patterns, but, overall, he’s right on the money.
The basic drivers behind Elon Musk’s businesses? Basic economics.
Prof. Ajay Agrawal, founder of the Creative Destruction Lab and co-founder of the AI/robotics company Kindred, explored the economics behind the creation of artificial intelligence.
In this episode of Data Driven, Frank and Andy talk about the Ignite 2017 conference, quantum computing, great guests, and the effects of hurricanes on podcast production schedules.
Oh yeah and the AI apocalypse. Maybe Elon Musk knows something we don’t.
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