Even industries like journalism are being affected by disruptive growth. It is interesting to recognize that in many situations the average reader cannot distinguish between an article written by an AI and a human.
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Information and automation are certainly driving the 4th industrial revolution. The rate of innovation seems to be doubling rapidly as more people get their hands on better technology. The Baxter robot showcased at the end of the article is a great representation of what is to come. Humans talking to a robot which can contextualize their response and act accordingly would expedite the work of many jobs. While right now all it can do is "move gears" it is not hard to see how that can be extended to more complex tasks.
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Your public school education exists, in large part, thanks to the Second Industrial Revolution. When the revolution took hold of America in the 1870s, 30 years...
The most important general-purpose technology of our era is artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning (ML) — that is, the machine’s ability to keep improving its performance without humans having to explain exactly how to accomplish all the tasks it’s given. Within just the past few years machine learning has become far more effective and widely available. We can now build systems that learn how to perform tasks on their own.
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