Fourth Industrial Revolution

The economics of Artificial Intelligence today
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Economics of AI Today

Wide deployment of AI systems will up end the labor market and economy in ways we can barely yet imagine. Think of what someone from 1919 would think of Amazon, Facebook, or convenience stores. Economists have been studying the relationship between technological change, productivity, and employment for a few centuries now. Naturally, the rise of […]

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AI Reshaping Food Processing Industry: 4 Stocks in Focus
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AI Reshaping Food Processing Industry

We are in the midst of transforming every industry. Here’s a great overview (from an financial angle) on how AI is transforming the food processing industry. Food processing is a complex industry, encompassing everything, from sorting raw materials, following the right production process, maintaining machinery to ensuring that the final product is on par with […]

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Infinite Productivity and the End of Work

Loop AI Labs Cognitive Computing has an interesting video on what the future of work in a world where automation becomes commonplace.

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The Colossal Problem with Universal Basic Income

As the notion of Universal Basic Income (UBI) becomes more widespread, so does criticism of it. Personally, I’m not a fan of it and I generally think there are better ways to solve the coming labor problem. Douglas Rushkoff has more thoughts on the downsides of UBI.

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The Eve of Disruption

While grabbing coffee at a recently renovated McDonald’s, Frank ponders the future of work: both low-skill and higher skill work. There’s going to be no hiding from this: we are truly on the Eve of Disruption, where AI will impact everyone everywhere.It’s not all gloom and doom and there might be a strategy to survive […]

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The 'Godfather of Deep Learning' on Why We Need to Ensure AI Doesn't Just Benefit the Rich
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The ‘Godfather of Deep Learning’ on Why We Need to Ensure AI Doesn’t Just Benefit the Rich

In this interview with Geoffrey Hinton, Martin Ford asks the pioneering AI researcher about the economics of a world dominated by AI and what to do about making sure the future is for everyone. If you can dramatically increase productivity and make more goodies to go around, that should be a good thing. Whether or […]

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Elon Musk Has Very Good Reasons to be Afraid of AI

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. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at […]

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