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Are we prepared for the robotic revolution?

My new op-ed in the Financial Times:

Google’s recent announcement that its DeepMind technology had defeated one of the world’s highest-ranked champions at the ancient game of Go is just one example of the many dramatic advances unfolding in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics. Machines are rapidly taking on ever more challenging cognitive tasks, encroaching on the fundamental capability that sets humans apart as a species: our ability to make complex decisions, to solve problems — and, most importantly, to learn. DeepMind’s feat was especially remarkable not just because the technology ultimately prevailed, but because the system largely trained itself to do so.

Read the rest at FT.com

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  1. Andrew Brady
    May 6, 2016 at 7:32 am

    Hi Martin would appreciate if you could email I work for UK largest labour union to chat about automation and impact. Andrew

  2. Bill Settlemyer
    May 9, 2016 at 10:05 am

    Can’t read the article without subscribing to ft.com.

    • Bill Settlemyer
      May 9, 2016 at 12:48 pm

      I was able to access the article without subscribing by doing a Google News search for “Financial Times Martin Ford.”

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