How AI and remote collaboration tools could help the construction industry get back to work

While remote working has suddenly become the norm for millions of people, not all industries lend themselves to working from such as home builders, electricians, and plumbers. But digital technology could still play a pivotal part in getting the $11 trillion construction industry back on its feet. OpenSpace uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically create…

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How robotics and automation could create new jobs in the new normal

Automation has gained increased attention amid the great social distancing experiment sparked by COVID-19. While too early to say whether the pandemic will expedite automation across all industries, many industry leaders believe that AI may help fuel a surge in robotics and automation. For example, BrainOS-powered cleaning robots have surged amid the COVID-19 crisis, with…

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A No-Code Environment Brings AI To The Business User

While business users are by now familiar with the concept of AI and machine learning, they are not technologists who can write code to create new use cases for AI. For financial services organizations to truly reap the benefits AI can bring to efficiency and ROI, they need to empower business users to take the…

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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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