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AI: A Short Fiction Scenario

by Craig Roth  |  April 13, 2018

I enjoy writing research for Gartner, but it doesn't let me indulge my literary side too often. Until now. I was recently part of a scenario-building effort around Future of...

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Don't Wait for Davos to Save Us From AI and Automation

by Craig Roth  |  January 24, 2018

As the policy leaders of the world gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland to ponder world progress (including Gartner's very own Peter Sondergaard), there will be talk of AI and automation...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi: A Tech Movie Review (3.5 stars)

by Craig Roth  |  December 20, 2017

Welcome to my Tech Movie Review of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", a film about how the world would look without AI and automation.  Spoiler alert: it leads to a lot of...

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By 2022, One in Five Workers Engaged in Mostly Nonroutine Tasks Will Rely on AI to Do Their Jobs

by Craig Roth  |  December 5, 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) is hitting its stride.  Articles and conference presentations expound on how AI can transform smart cities, your shopping experience, and medical diagnosis.  Not to mention self-driving vehicles,...

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A Guide to Reading Predictions of Job Loss to AI, Robots, and Automation

by Craig Roth  |  September 19, 2017

Many pundits have been wondering if AI will create new jobs as it also destroys them. Well, for me the rise of AI has already created a new and complex...

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March of the Robots Changes Who Wins and Who Loses

by Andrew White  |  August 31, 2017

I noted an interesting article in last weekend's FT US print edition - titled. "March of the Robots Shakes Up Logistics Sector".  This was an in depth look at the...

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Children's Book Tech Review: Can You Survive an Artificial Intelligence Uprising?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

by Craig Roth  |  August 9, 2017

Readers of this blog may be familiar with my Tech Reviews of popular movies such as "Star Wars: Rogue One" and "Her ". But this is my first review of...

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Which Robot-proof Jobs Should My Kids Major In?

by Craig Roth  |  August 3, 2017

As a parent with young kids, I wonder which fields they will go into. It used to be that a parent only had to fear them going into Art History,...

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The Ongoing Debate - Do Robots and AI Destroy Jobs?

by Andrew White  |  July 3, 2017

Last week there was an interesting Comment in the Financial Times (see weekend July 1-2, US print edition) by Tim Hartford (undercover economist) titled, "We are still waiting for the...

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Impact of AI, Robots, and Automation on Jobs: Tracking the "Hyperbole Cycle"

by Craig Roth  |  May 16, 2017

I've been noticing how articles about how AI, robots, or automation will impact the future job outlook all seem to reuse the same terms, like "disrupt", "steal", or "threaten". The...

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