Giving A.I. a role in health care can help both doctors and patients.
- Machines can help doctors by spotting abnormalities in X-rays or MRA scans that the physicians themselves may have missed.
- A.I. can also help physicians by analyzing data and, through the use of algorithms, produce possible diagnoses.
- The freed up time, as doctors make their rounds, can help physicians establish better connections with their patients, which in turn can lead to better treatment plans.
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- Emotional labor is being held up as the one form of work that's safe from automation.
- This is undervalued and unrecognized — especially in women.
- Historically, these have been underpaid jobs in care industries.
If A.I.s are as smart as mice or dogs, do they deserve the same rights?
Universities across the world are conducting major research on artificial intelligence (A.I.), as are organisations such as the Allen Institute, and tech companies including Google and Facebook.
Discover the peril and potential of an automated robotic world.
- Journalist Andrés Oppenheimer, columnist and member of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team explores the cutting edge of automation.
- From South Korean robot schools, Silicon valley futurist predictions and automated Japanese restaurants, this book shows us that the future of work is almost here.
- Already replacing a growing number of workers while also creating new roles, the concept of employment is becoming even more dynamic.
Advances in satellite imagery are shining a light.
- Today, there are 40.3 million slaves on the planet, more than the number of people living in Canada.
- Slavery can be hard to find, but it commonly occurs in several key industries like fishing and mining.
- Using satellite data, researchers and activists are using crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to identify sites where slavery is taking place.
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