GraffitiSoup #31

Hi All and welcome to another edition of GraffitiSoup.

 

I think that a widely believed idea for 2017 is that artificial intelligence will take over everything.  When we say everything, we mean everything.

 

So let’s take a look at some articles that enforce this message.

Japanese white-collar workers are already being replaced by artificial intelligence – http://qz.com/875491/japanese-white-collar-workers-are-already-being-replaced-by-artificial-intelligence/

The threat to the blue collar work force is obvious but white collar workers should now be fearful for the typical attention to detail, research and data gathering type roles are now being targeted by smart systems and AI.

 

The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence – https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-ai-revolution-the-road-to-superintelligence-823279599

Milestones in human development have often been obvious and can be traced to specific inventions or innovations ie the wheel, the steam engine, electricity etc. The next big evolution is upon us and we are already in the midst of understanding and taking it to a place that could see the human race become unrecognisable in the very near future. Very interesting article.

Alexa and Google Home Record What You Say. But What Happens to That Data? – https://www.wired.com/2016/12/alexa-and-google-record-your-voice/?mbid=social_twitter

The connected home is not the stuff of a Star Trek like future, it is upon us but where is all the data going and when is the right time to turn off?

 

Can robots really make your home run more smoothly? – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-4079092/Can-robots-really-make-home-run-smoothly-security-virtual-personal-assistants-internet-things-set-revolutionise-home-life.html

With automation being so prevalent in industry, automotive and science, the home is a veritable feast for the innovators to put value adding artifical intelligence to work.

 

5 Big Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2017 – https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603216/5-big-predictions-for-artificial-intelligence-in-2017/

 

What’s next for AI and just how far can we take it?

 

Have a great week

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