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How the Combination of Robotics and AI Can Transform Industries
AI Economics of AI Robotics

How the Combination of Robotics and AI Will Transform Industries

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 […]

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AI Economics of AI

Automation Taking Over White-Collar Work

Jobs that were once safe from automation, such as mortgage brokers or paralegals, are likely to be replaced by intelligent software (sooner than you think). You have to wonder what the future of work will be and how to prepare the workforce for this.

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Maybe the robot will do you a favor and snatch your job
AI Economics of AI

Maybe the Robots Will Do You a Favor and Take Your Job

Here’s an interesting read on the importance of re-skilling the workforce to be ready when the robots and/or algorithms take away many (all?) of the jobs. Recently, Amazon floated the idea that it would be fully automated in a decade: Not all of the 125,000 people who work at Amazon warehouses have to worry about […]

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AI Economics of AI Infographics

Jobs Artificial Intelligence Will Take Over First

Doctor Who recently released an episode looking at a future where robots took up most of the workforce. In that reality, companies had to hit a “biological quota” of 10% of their employees being human. A silly, unrealistic future, right? Well, maybe not. Recent research from RS Online has found there’s a very real possibility […]

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AI Economics of AI

Are Global Workers Are Ready for Retraining?

In light of the recent Data Driven podcast episode on preparing workers for the coming AI storm, Joseph Fuller, professor at Harvard Business School, says that the story we hear about workers being afraid for the future of their jobs might not be right. In surveying 11,000 people in lower-income and middle-skills jobs and 6,500 […]

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AI Data Driven Economics of AI

Why We Need to Prepare Communities for the Future of Work

In this episode, Frank and Andy talk to an economist about what the future holds for the future of work in the age of automation and where in the past we can find successful models of community led training. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv

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How To Reskill Your Workforce For AI (Artificial Intelligence)
AI Computer Vision Economics of AI

How To Reskill Your Workforce For AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Sure, the hype around “the robots taking all our jobs” is reaching fever pitch. However, the next buzzword in this space will be “reskilling.” Reskilling: If you currently have employees who are business analysts or have experience with data engineering, then they could be good candidates to train for AI tasks. This would include focusing […]

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7 Indicators Of The State-Of-Artificial Intelligence (AI), April 2019
AI Economics of AI

7 Indicators of the State-Of-Artificial Intelligence Deployment

Here’s an interesting look at how far enterprises are planning to go with AI. 62% of organizations are using automation to eliminate transactional work and replace repetitive tasks, 47% are also augmenting existing work practices to improve productivity, and 36% are “reimagining work;” 84% said that automation would require reskilling and reported that they are […]

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AI Data Driven Economics of AI

AI Will Impact Every Business

In this Data Point, Frank ponders the wider impact on jobs and businesses related to self-driving cars that are not immediately obvious. From driving schools to truck stops, everyone will feel the change.The question then becomes: how can we prepare the workforce for the impending upheaval in the job market? Will teaching to the test […]

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How to stop digital transformation from stealing your job
AI Career Economics of AI

How to Stop Digital Transformation from Stealing Your Job

Last week, I spoke to a group of high school students about careers in STEM. Aside from being happy that STEM is now encouraged, I pointed out to them that the workforce they will be entering may look different than the one they see now.  By the time they hit the workforce, digital transformation will […]

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