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Most westerners distrust robots – but what if they free us for a better life? Tim Dunlop

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I'm always amazed at people who tell me they would never trust a driverless car to take them somewhere but then happily get into a car driven by their teenager. Talk about preferring the devil you know.


Data is 'absolutely essential' to the future of work

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Technology is an intrinsic part of our lives, both personally and professionally. How will the advent of tech affect the future of work?


How Sensors, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Agriculture

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"Plant breeding is another interesting application we're pursuing, where robotically gathered plant phenotype data can be collected over much larger breeding experiments that current manual measurement techniques allow," said Kantor. "Machine learning tools can then combine the collected phenotype data with genetic and environmental data to help a breeders and geneticists better understand the relationships between genetics, environment, and plant performance."


Robots and AI are threatening close to a third of UK jobs, study reveals

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Up to 30 per cent of UK jobs are at risk of being taken over by robots and Artificial Intelligence by the early 2030s, a new report warns.


The future of AI: 10 scenarios IBM is already working on - TechRepublic

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Artificial intelligence has emerged as the hottest buzzword in tech‚--despite the fact that it's been around since the dawn of computing. Countless startups are now grabbing onto AI to explain what they do and tech marketers are branding with AI to make simple things like algorithms and basic machine learning sound a lot smarter and more sophisticated.


The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics

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Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade Runner and I, Robot are all good examples of this vision.



How Sensors, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Agriculture - BI Insight - Business Intelligence

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The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totaling around one billion. In four years, by 2022, India is predicted to have the largest population in the world, surpassing China.