Very interesting — Machine Learning as a Service!

From DSC: Hmmm…this is interesting! I ran into a company based out of Canada called Sightline Innovation — and they offer Machine Learning as a […]

Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report says [Lohr; nytimes.com]

Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report says — from nytimes.com by Steve Lohr   Excerpt: The robots are […]

A quick reflection on “SEEK is using artificial intelligence to find your next job” [Mason]

SEEK is using artificial intelligence to find your next job — from afr.com by Max Mason Excerpt: Employment services business SEEK has begun using machine […]

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change. “The classic model of education…is breaking down.” [The Economist]

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change — from economist.com by It is easy to say that people need to keep learning throughout their […]

Said of retail stores: “Too late to catch up; out of touch.” Could this scenario of the closing of the brick & mortar facilities also happen to higher education? [Christian]

From DSC: When I turned on the TV the other day, our local news station was playing a piece re: the closing of several stores […]

Outsourcing more work to the robots & to the software: What are the ramifications if the C-level suites continue on these pathways? [Christian]

From DSC: First, some items regarding the enormous emphasis being put towards the use of robotics and automation: $18.867 billion paid to acquire 50 robotics […]

DC: If viewers of a live basketball game can choose from multiple points of view, why can’t remote learners do this as well? This posting includes 7 resources re: VR/AR/MR.

CES 2017: Intel’s VR visions — from jwtintelligence.com by Shepherd Laughlin The company showed off advances in volumetric capture, VR live streaming, and “merged reality.” […]

Don’t discount the game-changing power of the morphing “TV” when coupled with AI, NLP, and blockchain-based technologies! [Christian]

From DSC: Don’t discount the game-changing power of the morphing “TV” when coupled with artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing (NLP), and blockchain-based technologies! When […]

Freelancers now account for nearly 35% of the U.S. workforce [LinkedIn]; DC: Are our students ready for this?

The freelance economy: Top trends to watch in 2017 — from blog.linkedin.com Excerpt: Freelancers now account for nearly 35% of the U.S. workforce and the […]

“Wall Street jobs won’t be spared from automation” + 22 other resources containing predictions for our future

Wall Street Jobs Won’t Be Spared from Automation — from hbr.stfi.re by Thomas H. Davenport Excerpt: Some conference participants were concerned that this beleaguered region […]

Amazon Opening Store That Will Eliminate Checkout — and Lines; plus several other items re: artificial intelligence and sensors

Amazon Opening Store That Will Eliminate Checkout — and Lines — from bloomberg.com by Jing Cao At Amazon Seattle location items get charged to Prime […]

New journal Science Robotics is established to chronicle the rise of the robots [Coldewey]

New journal Science Robotics is established to chronicle the rise of the robots — from techcrunch.com by Devin Coldewey Excerpt: Robots have been a major […]

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