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How to Make Money Off the Singularity

The big question popularized by the Terminator franchise is whether or not we mere mortals need to worry about a real-life version of Skynet leading a takeover of humanity. The good news according to Owen Shapiro,is that all we really know about the future is that the so-called "Rise of the Machines" will create business opportunities for respected brands.
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We Should Welcome Robots to the Workplace

In this continuing dialogue about whether the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will help or hurt the work force, I've always been of the opinion that technical advancement is good, and creates new opportunities, even if it kills off existing ones. This robotic work force strikes fear in many. But what if these advances in technology serve to improve human leadership rather than replace it? It's already happening.
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Can a Robot Do Your "Creative" Job?

According to a recent study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology nearly half of all U.S. jobs could be replaced by computers over the next two decades. However, this assumes that "creative skills" can be easily taught and it may underestimate the pace at which artificial intelligence is developing.
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New IBM Microchips 'Think Like Humans'

SAN FRANCISCO - Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only...