In this DataPoint, I examine whether or not the new AI voice over tech really replaced a human or did it open up new creative options instead?
The pandemic has changed the world and the tech industry job market along with it.
Here’s an overview of the jobs that are thriving and the jobs that are waning in light of the pandemic.
Takeaway: Many tech careers are still in demand, even though the pandemic has wiped out millions of jobs across the board. Learn how to transition into these lucrative positions. The information technology (IT) industry led the 21 st century in job demand and often hovered around the top in […]
CNBC takes a look at what’s next for the workspace based on what the big tech companies are doing.
Tech offices, from Apple’s 2.8 million square-foot “spaceship” campus, to Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters complete with a botanical garden, have always pushed the envelope of office space. But coronavirus may make this type of work environment a thing of the past, at least for the near future, as companies try to balance communal work with safety. Here’s a look at how tech companies are changing their offices and work policies as they ease into reopening.
The Infographics Show provides a look at the industries hit hardest by the COVID shutdown.
With nearly the whole world in quarantine, more business are being forced to close their doors, and some may never re-open. In today’s video we’re going to look at the industries affected most by the global pandemic. Places like hotels, music venues, and movie studios have all closed down. What ripple effects will these massive shut downs cause to the economy? Watch today’s informative video to find out which work places have been hit the hardest by this insane pandemic.
While the report referenced in the article below specifically calls out the job market in India, I believe the core insights will apply globally, specifically the top 15 emerging jobs for 2020.
Moreover, a McKinsey report has also predicted that the technology sector will sustain up to 65 million jobs and deliver $1 trillion in economic value to the Indian economy by 2025. However, in the coming years, there will also be an increasing demand for professionals with good managerial skills to support tech businesses.
While this report is focused on the impact of AI on the Australian job market, it’s easy to extrapolate how big of an impact this will have on other labor markets.
By 2030, the CSIRO estimates that Australia will need a workforce hovering somewhere between 23,000 to 161,000 that is competent in various areas of AI, according to the scientific agency’s recently released Artificial Intelligence Roadmap report.
From CNBC International:
Imagine skipping hotel check-in and walking straight to your room with a scan of your face. This could soon become a reality at many hotels in China and around the world. CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi experiences what the hotel of the future may look like and Alibaba’s ambitious plans for the sector.
You can imagine the impact this will have on jobs in the hospitality industry.
Patrick Bet-David explores the risks posed by AI for the job force and UBI, Universal Basic Income in this thought provoking video.
Recently, Amazon announced that it will spend $700 Million (USD) to retrain its employees. Why are they doing this? Simple: automation. They know that a displaced workforce would be bad political mojo at a time when the giant is facing increasing calls for regulation, even potential anti-trust action.Anti-trust laws in the US were made largely in reaction to the Standard Oil Company and its founder John D. Rockefeller.In this DataPoint, Frank notes how Jeff Bezos just may be the Rockefeller of our day.
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Industrial robots have been around for decades. What will happen when they are connected to AI? What will the job market look like and how will entire industries change?
If we were to ask where the combination of robotics and AI can provide industrial transformation, the immediate view in many people’s minds is the direct replacement of human workers, for example in picking strawberries. This is only a part of the picture, significant gains are also enabled by replacing or upgrading existing machines (see our welding example above), by augmenting human capabilities (such as by presetting no-go zones in robotic surgery) and by opening completely new options that previously were not possible (for example micro surgery robots may need to make their own decisions due to difficulty in communicating with them inside the body).