AI (Peter Haas, TEDxDirigo 2017)

The Real Reason to be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence
Peter Haas
Dec 15, 2017


Davos: AI

Davos 2018-Harari: An Algorithm Will Be Your Best Therapist, But It Can Be Hacked Too.

Davos 2017 – Artificial Intelligence
World Economic Forum

Davos 2017 – An Insight, An Idea with Sergey Brin
World Economic Forum, Jan 19, 2017

Davos 2016 – The State of Artificial Intelligence
Jan 20, 2016
World Economic Forum
21:40 the lawyer profession or the doctor, physician profession … there’s a lot that can be automated here

25:20 general-purpose learning systems

44: short term memory: 5 +/- 2

51:51 it’s the one thing closest to working magic at the moment

Is my job safe?: Radiology

Scanning The Future, Radiologists See Their Jobs At Risk
September 4, 2017


What Parts Of The Workforce Might Be Safe From Robots?
September 4, 2017

SHAPIRO: What do you see as the sector of the workforce that is least likely to change or least likely to disappear?

BRYNJOLFSSON: Well, there are three big categories that machines are really bad at. They’ve made tremendous advances, but they’re bad at first off doing creative work. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a scientist or a novelist, I think you’re in pretty good shape doing that long-range creativity. The second big category is interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, people who are coaches or salespeople or negotiators or caregivers.
And the third one is actually manual dexterity and physical mobility. Machines have a hard time doing simple things like picking up a nickel or walking up stairs or clearing a table.

Does Technology Make You Freer?

Does Technology Make You Freer?
October 21, 2015

The Power of Artificial Intelligence
Rahul Alex Panicker
5:18 Outside of medical research, tipically medicine doesn’t require any creativity.

The Future Sure Looks Hazy from Here
January 3, 2008
time management, which I think is a joke. I don’t think you can manage time. You know, all of the strategies out there to help us cram more stuff into our calendar is really not the answer. It’s figuring out what’s important to you, and then making time to do what’s most important first.

Dewey defeats Truman

Trump Wins!’ Or AI May Have Just Had It’s Dewey Moment
Oct 29, 2016

… the digital age version of the Chicago Daily Tribune’s notorious “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline “reporting” the outcome of the 1948 presidential election.

What happened? Basically, the people sampled in the polls were not representative of the American voting public. Why not? Two factors are usually pointed out as the source of the problem. First, some of the polling data were gathered by phone and in 1948 phones were more likely to owned by …