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The typical Australian will change careers five to seven times during their professional lifetime, by some estimates. And this is likely to increase as new technologies automate labour, production is moved abroad, and economic crises unfold. Jobs disappearing is not a new phenomenon – have you seen an elevator operator recently? – but the pace …

Deep learning is the main force behind the recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Deep learning models are capable of performing on par with, if not exceeding, human levels, at a variety of different tasks and objectives. However, deep neural networks are vulnerable to subtle adversarial perturbations applied to their inputs – …

“Everything we love about civilization is a product of intelligence, so amplifying our human intelligence with artificial intelligence has the potential of helping civilization flourish like never before – as long as we manage to keep the technology beneficial.“ Max Tegmark, President of the Future of Life Institute   WHAT IS AI? From SIRI to self-driving cars, …

What does it mean to be an inventor? In patent law, designed to protect the intellectual property of inventors, officials are used to thinking of inventors as humans, taking an “inventive step” – a new way of doing something — not obvious to a person skilled in the same art. But last week — in …

“Artificial intelligence is transforming all sectors of the economy, but there’s no reason to fear that robots will replace all human employees. In fact, companies that automate their operations mainly to cut their workforces will see only short-term productivity gains, say the authors. Their research, involving 1,500 firms in a range of industries, shows that …

The consumer industries workforce is facing a ‘double disruption’ from automation and the economic impact of COVID-19. The Consumer Industries of the World Economic Forum has collaborated with Unilever, Walmart, Accenture and SkyHive on a pilot study that uses AI to map workers’ skills and match them to emerging job roles. The pilot found people …

Basic safety needs in the paleolithic era have largely evolved with the onset of the industrial and cognitive revolutions. We interact a little less with raw materials, and interface a little more with machines. Robots don’t have the same hardwired behavioral awareness and control, so secure collaboration with humans requires methodical planning and coordination. You …

We recently launched Vertex AI to help you move machine learning (ML) from experimentation into production faster and manage your models with confidence—speeding up your ability to improve outcomes at your organization. But we know many of you are just getting started with ML and there’s a lot to learn! In tandem with building the Vertex AI …

How Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence can bring benefits to your business. I like to say that I was born in Information Technology (IT) from my career perspective. I had my adolescence when Cloud Computing (Cloud) was the hot word and emerging technology. Now, I am entering my adult life with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hopefully, …

‘Artificial Intelligence’ or AI has drastically improved the world around us in many different ways. However, there are still many notable concerns with regard to its overall impact on employment all over the globe. Many people have been understandably worried that AI will lead to literally millions of unemployed individuals who might be out on the …