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artificial intelligenceThe Jobs After Automation Will Be to Satisfy Rising Standards and Competitive Demands

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When particular areas are automated then what is provided from automation becomes the competitive ante. The work and the activity will be to add more. This could mean creating more locations or finding ways to use more people to provide …

businessSpaceX Lays Off 10% of Staff After Disappointing Fund Raising

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SpaceX is laying off ten percent of their 6000+ staff. SpaceX has very expensive projects to develop the Superheavy Starship (aka BFR) and the Starlink global space-based internet. SpaceX makes most of its money from commercial and national security satellite …

educationHigher Education is Actually Darwinian

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Many people have not taken advanced math or advanced science. They think education is all about teaching. However, it is a mistake to believe that a smarter or more accomplished professor will be able to teach all students. In math, …

artificial intelligenceThe World and the rest of your life if you are an adult now

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How will the world change for the rest of your life if you are an adult now? Here we consider super-technology, debt, growth, jobs and living the next 45 years. We will likely remain in a ramping up phase for …

artificial intellgenceAI will create millions more jobs than are lost because of economic growth

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AI and related technologies such as robots, drones and autonomous vehicles could provide a net boost to employment in China of around 12% over the next two decades, equating to around 90 million additional jobs. Around 26% of existing jobs …

artificial intelligenceChina applying implementation strengths in Global AI competition

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Kai-Fu Lee heads up a $2 billion AI and technology-focused venture fund (Sinovation) and used to lead Microsoft Research in Asia and Google China. He has written a book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order. He …

futureTen year $1.275 billion US National Quantum Initiative proposed to get more quantum engineers

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There is a proposed $1.275 billion National Quantum Initiative to accelerating research and training in quantum computing. The funding would be provided over ten years. Several centers of excellence for quantum computing would help train many quantum engineers. Chris Monroe, …

futureFuture of Work with John Hagel at SU Global Summit 2018

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John Hagel, Deloitte, is giving an updated talk on the Future of Work. He has been given other talk on this subject. John says all of the companies and executives that he talks to on the work only have two …

economyMost fragile economies after Turkey are Argentina, Columbia, South Africa

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Although there has been a lot of recovery from the 2008 financial crisis there are still many countries with fragile economies. Argentina has 29% inflation and 9.1% unemployment. South Africa has 27% unemployment and there were predictions that some cities …

artificial intelligenceDoubling or tripling the pace of robotics and AI should not cause mass unemployment

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Productivity growth (a.k.a. “automation”) has been very weak for the last decade, averaging just over 1.0 percent annually. The Congressional Budget Office is only forecasting 1.8% per year productivity growth. Productivity growth averaged 3.0% annually from 1947 to 1973 which …