We feature a really good documentary from the BBC hosted by Martin Wolf. It goes into the likely impact of technology on jobs, the economy and society in the future. It covers most sides of the debate about where we going and what we can do about it.
We are on the verge of a technology revolution that will have immense economic and social impacts. But no one’s talking about it. Will that change in 2014?
Technology is going to transform the way we work. It already has, big time. The next wave of change is going to be even more dramatic in even shorter time. We give some pointers here on what that might look like.
Forget the media focus on Amazon’s promised new ‘delivery drones’. The biggest threat to us isn’t these little drones growing up into Terminator style killers to hunt us down. The more likely and imminent threat they represent is an economic one.
What could artificial intelligence mean in a real sense for our daily lives?
Here’s one example the virtual secretary or PA. She works 24/7 and amongst other things can recall immediately every appointment you’ve had in the last five years and can politely meet and greet your visitors.