A brisk conversation is already taking place about the ramifications of immersing robots in the job market. For the IT sector, people with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills will likely keep their jobs as artificial intelligence and automation become more prevalent. But questions about the potential unemployment arising from this situation continue to linger.
Google announced a new initiative to develop and build processors for its Quantum Artificial Intelligence group to speed up its services. Researchers from the University of California at Santa Barbara will also be working on the project.
Iranians now appear to be able to share screenshots with the world – a refreshing development that followed the government’s unexpected move to grant 3G and 4G licenses to the country’s two principal mobile operators.
After tolerating months of increasing scrutiny by Chinese anti-trust regulators, Western companies are now beginning to push back. A report issued Wednesday by the U.S.-China Business Council, which lobbies on behalf of U.S. companies in China, took aim at flaws in China’s anti-monopoly law and offered ways to improve enforcement.
If you are spending hours in front of the computer screen – like most of today’s employees – the tiny muscles in your eyes eventually get tired from trying to focus on a single point for so long. And it looks like people also tend to blink less when they are staring at the computer screen. The good news is that these problems are short-lived. The bad news is that in some cases, there might be some irreversible consequences.