The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

Editor’s note: This is worth 11 minutes of your time. This video looks at automation througout the ages, which provides good context for the current age of automation.

How AI Is Transforming the Workplace

Editor’s note: Some examples of AI tech being used in the workplace. There is more than a faint whiff of big brother about how some of these technologies are being used.

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

Editor’s note: For all the benefits of AI there remain some big questions around how the technology makes the decisions it makes. This concept of ‘explainability’ is becoming a big issue.

The AI Misinformation Epidemic

Editor’s note: This looks like a good resource for getting some sound insights into artificial intelligence and machine learning. The author makes some good points about who currently writes on these and how well placed they are to actually do so.

We Need to Tell Better Stories About Our AI Future

Editor’s note: This is an excellent read on why we need to reframe how we tell stories of artificial intelligence. The final line of the article makes the point well. “The stories we tell about technology direct our attention and determine our future.” Current AI storytelling around work features the machine takes the human’s job. That has to change.

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) about to replace us all? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our curated tweets from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on #artificial intelligence. [View the story “Is Artificial Intelligence (#ai) about to replace us all? Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

Editor’s note: A long and very worthwhile read on artificial intelligence, its origins, where it is at now and where we are headed.

Companies Are Reimagining Business Processes with Algorithms

Editor’s note: Interesting to see how artificial intelligence is starting to be used in business processes.

Does AI really threaten the future of the human race?

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Editor’s note: Not just yet is the answer although there are some serious ethical issues to get grips with as technology becomes more intelligent.