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Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

From the Spinning Jenny, a mechanical weaver that increased worker's output and contributed to the industrial revolution, to the CMS tools replacing archive managers in the early 21st century, technology has replaced difficult and time-consuming labor.  But these changes often provoke fear that the new technology will replace jobs.

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Keep Your Thinking Machines, I’ll Take Human-Computer Interaction Any Day

Keep Your Thinking Machines, I'll Take Human-Computer Interaction Any Day

It’s hard to discuss the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace until you decide what AI is. Some academics tell us — using lots of words — that AI is computers that think, learn and ultimately act like humans while others hold that maximizing the interaction between computers and

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When the Machines Report to Work, Digital Ethics Should Too

When the Machines Report to Work, Digital Ethics Should Too

Connected things, intelligent automation and even robots — what we broadly define as smart technologies — have begun to dramatically transform the way we work and interact with organizations in a digital world.  As more smart machines report to work, recent research  (pdf) illustrates what’s on the minds of C-level

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Where Does AI Surface in the Workplace? Everywhere

Where Does AI Surface in the Workplace? Everywhere

The idea of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for thousands of years, dating back to some of the earliest Greek myths. Those early stories show our infatuation with the concept that we could imbue machines with that most human of qualities: independent thought.

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