Demand for artificial intelligence (AI) talent is exploding: Between June 2015 and June 2018, the number of job postings with "AI" or "machine learning" increased by nearly 100%, according to a Thursday report from job search site Indeed. The percent of searches for these terms on Indeed also increased by 182%, the report found. "There is a growing need by employers for AI talent," Raj Mukherjee, senior vice president of product at Indeed, told TechRepublic. "As companies continue to adopt solutions or develop their own in-house it is likely that demand by employers for these skills will continue to rise." In terms of specific positions, 94% of job postings that contained AI or machine learning terminology were for machine learning engineers, the report found.
When it comes to wealth, we generally know how well we're doing compared with our peers. But a new online tool enables you to see exactly how you rank on a global level - and the results are sure to be eye-opening. The UK average salary of £27,600, for example, puts you in the top 0.79 percent of the world; meaning you earn around £14 per hour compared to a factory worker in Ethiopia, who makes just £0.15 in the same time. The new tool reveals that the UK average salary of £27,600 puts you in the top 0.79 percent of the world Produced by humanitarian charity Care, the Global Rich List also reveals that an hour of that salary can purify enough water to last a child for 47 days elsewhere in the world. An hour's average salary could also pay for a trained midwife to deliver two babies safely in a developing country.
Baseball's average salary rose 4.4 percent to 4.38 million on opening day, according to a study of contract terms by The Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Dodgers topped spending for the third straight season. The Chicago Cubs boosted payroll by 51 million, adding Jason Heyward, John Lackey and Ben Zobrist in an effort to win their first title since 1908. After beating the Cubs in the NL Championship Series and losing to Kansas City in the World Series, the New York Mets hiked spending by nearly 38 million. Houston, coming off its first playoff appearance in a decade, raised payroll by almost 26 million after starting last season with the lowest in the major leagues, and St. Louis also rose by nearly the same amount. Among rebuilding teams, Philadelphia cut spending by 43 million, Milwaukee by 40 million and Cincinnati by nearly 27 million.