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educationMillion Dollar University Team Space Launch Challenge will Build Pipeline of Qualified Rocketeers

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The Base 11 Space Challenge is a $1 million+ prize for a student-led university team to design, build, and launch a liquid-propelled, single-stage rocket to an altitude of 100 kilometers (the Karman Line) by December 30, 2021. Annual competitions and …

artificial intelligenceGoogle AI staff balk at helping US military keep AI lead over China

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Defense One Technology Editor Patrick Tucker has reported on August 2017 meetings between US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Google founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai. Over a half day of meetings, Google leaders described the company’s multi-year transition …

futureNew Automation job study says 14% job losses not 47% over 20 years but youth unemployment and low skill jobs hard hit

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An OECD report on automation project forecasts fewer job losses to automation. Building on the expert assessment carried out by Carl Frey and Michael Osborne in 2013, the paper estimates the risk of automation for individual jobs based on the …

artificial intelligenceBCG predicts 23% of finance jobs could be lost to AI by 2027

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A study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that 23 percent of the total 9.93 million jobs in China’s banking, insurance and securities sectors will be affected by AI by 2027, with entry-level staff engaged in repetitious daily operations bearing …

automationBain forecasts 10-15 year automation driven economic boom but many impacts from wages losses and job losses

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Bain Consulting forecasts that the coming phase of automation could eventually eliminate up to 50% of all current jobs. The job activity analysis only suggests the potential of technology to replace humans with hardware and software. It does not take …

amazonBeijing city offer US$158K for top AI and biotech talent as Google software engineers make $200-600+K

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The Beijing municipal government is easing visa policies and offering cash incentives of up US$158,000 to attract top class global talent to work in the capital, as China competes with the US and other countries in artificial intelligence and life …

artificial intelligenceWith AI everyday will be no repeat work days

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Artificial intelligence (AI) tools will create “superhuman workers” who will be able to do more with new technology, Google X co-founder Sebastian Thrun said. Sebastian Thrun left the search engine giant in 2014, and is now the chairman of online …

computersLess than 5% of India’s techies are ready for higher end AI and cloud computing work

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7 of India’s biggest IT companies including Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant are laid off 56,000 engineers in 2017. 2017 layoffs were double the level in 2016. This is because they are not prepared to adapt to newer technologies. Less than …

chinaChinese steel and coal workers can become Didi drivers until self driving arrives

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China’s new economy – internet-based business ranging from e-commerce to car-hailing services – grew twice as quickly as overall gross domestic product in the 10 years to 2016. The number of new jobs created by technology-based industries increased at a …

coalCoal and Gas are dying

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General Electric plans to cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as the industrial conglomerate’s new CEO institutes sweeping changes and the company grapples with a decline in business for coal and natural gas products. The company will cut nearly …