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Artificial Intelligence at the Drive Thru

The Washinton Post reports: At this fast-food drive-through, the person taking your order might not be a person at all. Welcome to the new era of fast food, where the robot revolution is well underway. The inexorable march toward automation … Continue reading

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Walmart Robot Army Wants Your Jobs

CBS has an article about automation called Walmart Launches Small Army Of Autonomous Scanning┬áRobots. Let’s have a look. Artificial intelligence will soon be put to work at Walmart stores around the country. And it could be a game-changer for retail. … Continue reading

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Automation is not the Industrial Revolution

The ‘experts’ are at it again, warning that Mankind is at a ‘tipping point’ as automation and AI begins to replace us in a ‘long and painful process’. Is it time to set your hair on fire, or are they … Continue reading

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Skynet Pictures Coming Soon?

The Hollywood Reporter has a fanciful article up on How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Digital Humans Hollywood’s New Stars. With the poor performance of this summer’s crop of films, I can believe Hollywood would be willing to try. Script supervisors, … Continue reading

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Why “Why the Singularity is Bullshit” is Bullshit

Dave Cullen released a video on his YouTube channel, Computing Forever, entitled “Why the Singularity is Bullshit“. He makes a lot of claims in it that are themselves, well, bullshit. Here’s my summary. First Dave doesn’t understand what the technological … Continue reading

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