AI World Executive Summit: Important to ask the right questions 

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Of respondents at AI high-performing companies, 75% report that AI spending across business functions has increased because of the pandemic, according to the Global Survey on AI from McKinsey for 2020. These organizations are using AI to generate value, which is increasingly coming in the form of new revenue. Three experts discussed the implications of this growth with AI Trends in interviews in anticipation of the AI World Executive Summit: The Future of AI, to be held virtually on July 14, 2021.

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Learning the lessons of the past to fast-forward to the future of work

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If you take a keen interest in technology and the economy, you may well have come across the term ‘fourth industrial revolution’ recently. This moniker has become a common label for the current period in which intelligent technologies such as AI, automation and robotics are becoming commonplace in our daily lives, and completely changing the…

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The Work of the Future – Building better jobs in an age of Intelligent Machines

Three years ago, robots, artificial intelligence (AI), and self-driving cars seemed to be coming fast. A widely cited study projected nearly half of all jobs in industrialized countries could soon be performed by robots or AI. One beer advertisement showed robots gleefully surpassing humans in running, bicycling, and golfing, but ended with a robot gazing wistfully through a window at people socializing in a bar. Humans would soon be outcompeted in every arena except social drinking, this ad seemed to say.

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