• Ripples

    The robots are coming – yesterday!

    Who’s afraid of the big A.I.? I was involved in a discussion about artificial intelligence and automation at a Christmas party. The talk inevitably led to the discussion of jobs being taken over by robots. And as we discussed the various occupations which we felt might be safe versus those we thought were endangered, or soon would be, a chill ran up my arm as I realized I already work for a robot. ┬áThe conversation continued as a dull murmur in the background while I pondered the meaning of this revelation. Over the past year I have noticed a flurry of articles pertaining to artificial intelligence, automation, robotics and their…