Jul 24 2017 – Tom Ward – Futurism
In a recent speech, Mark Cuban argued that AI will replace a significant number of jobs — however, according to previous statements from Cuban, he does not believe that universal basic income is a solution. His views contrast with other technology industry leaders.
Jul 24 2017 – B. Libert & M. Beck – Harvard Business Review
A new partnership between UBS Wealth Management and Amazon allows Alexa users to ask her some new questions.
Jul 20 2017 – Sarah Ponczek – Bloomberg Technology
Robotic Banking will free up to 20-30% of a typical worker’s capacity.
Jul 19 2017 – Nick Wells – CNBC
New research suggests that the American workforce is under more pressure from automation than some thought.
Jul 11 2017 – Tim Ingham – Music Business Worldwide
Francois Pachet, the man who oversaw a project which created the first known AI pop songs, joins Spotify and may help create new playlists.
July 7 2017 – PWC
The UK Economic Outlook report on consumer spending prospects and how automation can impact jobs.
Jul 6 2017 – Tabitha Watson – Chemistry World
Chemists aren’t out of a job yet, but this robot did perform well when it came to discovering and creating giant self-assembling structures.
Jul 5 2017 – Dom Galeon – Futurism
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg learned a thing or two about universal basic income from his recent trip to Alaska. The entrepreneur believes the rest of the U.S. should take a closer look at how the northern state makes basic income work.