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Artificial Intelligence & The Coming Singularity

Artificial intelligence has gained renewed interest due to the many new innovations being introduced to the market, supported by increasingly transparent development and the collaborative efforts of technology companies and institutions. Such innovations have the ability to learn and become more efficient without human intervention. The principal goal is to develop systems that can learn from experience with human-like breadth and surpass human performance in most cognitive tasks, thereby having a major impact on business and society. From a business intelligence perspective, the advent of AI as a means to process Big Data is significant. Disciplines such as marketing face ...

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The End of the Job

Article originally posted on LinkedIn. I recently sat down with a number of highly successful business executives to talk about the future. They spoke openly about the risks of disruption to their business models, and some even expressed doubt as to their company’s ability to respond to rapid change in the market, brought about by new entrants riding the wave of innovation. The topic of the future of work came up often, particularly with regards to automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. In this article I will be reflecting on these discussions. This is evidently a topic that generates big ideas and ...

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