Archive for July 2018

bcr podcast 108: Will AI steal everybody’s job?

better communication results podcast

Episode 108 of the better communication results podcast looks at three topics: AI and the pharmaceutical industry; will AI kill off too many jobs? and three more predictions about our lives and how artificial intelligence and machine learning will impact them.

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bcr vidcast 108: 3 AI and ML predictions

G’day, I’m Lee Hopkins, and this is bcr vidcast edition 108. Three things to consider today: AI and the pharmaceutical industry; will AI kill off too many jobs? and three more predictions about our lives and how artificial intelligence and machine learning will impact them. Firstly: AI and the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical companies are adopting…

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20 steps to effective business communication

20 steps to effective business communication

A guide to effective marketing and PR, 20 steps to effective business communication is aimed at the novice communicator who is eager to show their style in their new workplace. Steps include: Determine what your required business outcome is — what are you wanting to achieve in ‘number’ terms? How will you know your communication is…

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AI and ethics – the Asilomar Principles

Asilomar Principles

If you are fearful that AI might go down dark paths and come back to mug us, take some small comfort that the leading thinkers and researchers in the AI space have signed up to the Asilomar Principles. These are 23 statements of intent, co-signed by many of the good and great. Nothing stops Man…

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Human PLUS machine – a new trend

There’s a new trend happening at Accenture: the pairing of human intelligence with machine intelligence. Not ‘us’ Vs ‘them’, but ‘us’ with ‘them’. By reports, it’s working out well. Two of Accenture’s senior managers have been researching this for some time and have written a book about it, Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of…

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Billionaire Ray Dalio says AI causing a state of emergency

Ray Dalio

North American billionaire Ray Dalio believes that, because of AI, the current wealth gap in America is only going to widen and a state of emergency should be called. He feels that the wealth gap is only going to worsen, caused by the replacement of human jobs with AI programs and robots, and while stopping…

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