Lifelong Learning is Becoming an Economic Imperative

Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of such a system are now emerging Jan 14th 2017 THE RECEPTION AREA contains a segment of a decommissioned Underground train carriage, where visitors wait to be collected. The surfaces are wood and glass. In each room […]

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Don’t Blame China For Taking U.S. Jobs

by  Wolfgang Lehmacher November 8, 2016 The problems are more complicated than that. Where have all the manufacturing jobs gone? If you ask Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the answer is clear: China! But there is another, more plausible explanation. To paraphrase Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, “It’s the robots, stupid”. The U.S. has lost […]

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Can AI Really Be Ethical and Unbiased?

Artificial intelligence will change industries and our lives and a variety of camps will be talking about combining algorithms and ethics. The questions surrounding AI will proliferate. By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines | October 16, 2016 The Obama administration’s report on the future of artificial intelligence mentions the word “ethics” 11 times and […]

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The AI Revolution: Why Deep Learning is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America. Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies. Most obviously, the speech-recognition functions on our smartphones work much better than they used to. When we use a voice […]

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