Stanford Grad Who Created The World’s First ‘Robot Lawyer’ Raises $12 Million In Series A

In the summer of 2015, Stanford-bound high school grad Josh Browder spent his nights coding and developing an automated program that would help people contest parking tickets. About three weeks later, Browder created a product called DoNotPay which he shared with his friends. DoNotPay, which Browder likes to call the “world’s first robot lawyer,” has…

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Artificial Intelligence in Human – To AI or Not to AI?

As leaders today are observing the AI revolution across every process, Human resources is no exception: there has been a visible wave of AI disruption across HR functions. According to an IBM’s survey from 2017, among 6000 executives, 66% of CEO’s believe that cognitive computing can drive compelling value in HR while half of the…

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Microsoft launches initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire the digital skills needed in a COVID-19 economy

According to its Official Blog, Microsoft is launching a global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of the year. This initiative will bring together every part of Microsoft’s company combining existing and new resources from LinkedIn, GitHub, and Microsoft.  It will be grounded in three…

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The Pandemic Is Propelling a New Wave of Automation

With the coronavirus still spreading, companies like Takeda have considered using a quick and simple trick: using software to record tasks like opening files, selecting input fields, and cutting and pasting text. This approach known as robotic process automation (RPA) has resulted in routine paperwork tasks which normally takes weeks to be completed in days….

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The End of On-Site Monitoring: How The Pandemic Will Change the Way Engineers Run Their Production Lines

The COVID-19 has swept across the world and upended the way that almost every industry operates. COVID-19 may bring the end of on-site monitoring and greater reliance on artificial intelligence. Already, COVID-19  is accelerating automation in manufacturing and causing companies to use smart manufacturing for improved quality control. Source: Neurisium

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Microsoft is cutting dozens of MSN news production workers and replacing them with artificial intelligence

Microsoft is letting go of dozens of news contractors (about 50 in the US, 27 in the UK) after June 30th due to a shift to AI news production on MSN. Some employees, speaking on condition of anonymity, said MSN will use AI to replace the production work they’d been doing. That work includes using…

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How Automation Will Impact Job Pattern for Women

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), about 11% of jobs that are currently held by women are at risk of elimination as a result of AI and other digital technologies. In a 2018 report by PwC, the first algorithm wave of automation has already begun. Under this, women could lose clerical, and service worker…

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AI News Index: Replacing Workers Or Creating Jobs?

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the number of manufacturing jobs eliminated by robots and the impacts of COVID-19 on AI. 59.4% of Americans believe the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to an acceleration of automated workplace technologies within the next year. 66% of organizations are accelerating their migration of analytics…

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10 Tech Jobs That Will Shape the 2020s

With potential shifts in job roles and new skills being added to the mix, HR experts posit the skills required 12 months down the line will be exponentially different from those needed today. Among the ten job roles include an AI Ethicist, Data Detective, and AI business development manager. Source: ToolBox

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Get Ready For Accelerating Changes In Work Structures

Research for the 2020 Open Assembly Future of Work Trends Report found that skills gaps are widening, companies will use AI to enhance worker capabilities, and the independent workforce will be the norm. Source: Forbes

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