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How robots, automation and artificial intelligence as a whole will impact our future

Google I/O 2017 Major Takeaways - From Google.com to Google.ai

Google I/O 2017 Major Takeaways – From Google.com to Google.ai

Google I/O 2017. Boring? Gone are the days of free smartphones, Chromebooks, and skydivers unveiling Google Glass. Google I/O 2017 opened with a rather lackluster keynote delivered by its CEO Sundar Pichai.Compared to Satya...
The Impact of AI - Key Takeaways from PwC's Latest Report on AI

The Impact of AI – Key Takeaways from PwC’s Latest Report on AI

The global impact and potential of artificial intelligence (AI), an emerging technology that includes digital assistants, chatbots and machine learning — but can also extend far beyond those basic forms — is rapidly developing. Taking...
The Best Adblocker - Using Artificial Intelligence to Perfectly Block Ads

The Best Adblocker – Using Artificial Intelligence to Perfectly Block Ads

Ever since Google figured out a way to monetize an internet business via ads, it’s become the go-to monetization strategy for most internet companies. But as ads began to clutter websites, developers fought back...
Evolution Strategy - OpenAI’s Challenge to DeepMind & Reinforcement Learning

Evolution Strategy – OpenAI’s Challenge to DeepMind & Reinforcement Learning

Elon Musk must be a happy man right now. As many of you know, SpaceX successfully launched and landed a used rocket, making aerospace history and moving us closer to the age of commercial...
What is AutoML? Promises vs. Reality

What is AutoML? Promises vs. Reality

DataRobot made waves in the machine learning community last week when they raised $54 million in a Series C round, putting the total funding to $111 million. DataRobot is a Boston-based software company working...
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Bill Gates Doesn’t Actually Want To Tax Robots

Last week, Bill Gates made headlines when he said, “you’d think we’d tax the robot at a similar level .” This was spun on various news sites as “Bill Gates thinks we should tax robots.”...

The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

We’re all familiar with the term “Artificial Intelligence.” After all, it’s been a popular focus in movies such as The Terminator, The Matrix, and Ex Machina (a personal favorite of mine). But you may...
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2016 Highlights: IoT, Machine Learning, AI & Automation

Happy New Year! Thank you for supporting Last Week in the Future in 2016. This week’s special New Years Edition will feature IoT & ML/AI highlights from 2016 and list trends to watch in...
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence – Widespread Job Losses

When it comes to the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation, there is no debate that advances in these areas will engender profound changes in our world. Rather, the debate centers on what...
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Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy

The White House released a new report, “Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy” last week, focusing on the economics of AI-driven automation and the recommended policy responses. This long, 55-page report follows the previous...