"Users also reported a worse understanding of the state of the robot’s learning making them worse teachers."Source: "Power to the People: How One Unknown Group of Researchers Holds the Key to Using AI to Solve Real Human Problems" – Greg Borenstein in Medium
Sometimes humans and robots just don’t get along.
People (not many, but more than none) have asked if there are more episodes of This is Modern Living’s podcast. The answer is…
"… but the data used to train the algorithm comes from the outcomes of the biased police activity. If the police are stop-and-frisking brown people, then all the weapons and drugs they find will come from brown people. Feed that to an algorithm and ask it where the police should concentrate their energies, and it will dispatch those cops to the same neighborhoods where they've always focused their energy, but this time with a computer-generated racist facewash that lets them argue that they're free from bias."Source: "Racist algorithms: how Big Data makes bias seem objective" Boing Boing
Now we've got robots and machines and algorithms that are taking over brain power and it's much more broad-based, it's ubiquitous. These technologies are everywhere; they're going to invade every industry across the board."Robots could make entire industries redundant, warns Martin Ford" from ABC's The World Today
Many jobs and careers are disappearing because of automation. The second driver is globalisation—a lot of different jobs that we're importing and exporting. And then thirdly collaboration which is all about this new sharing economy.Foundation for Young Australians chief executive Jan Owen (quoted in ABC News)
The company is running a continual performance improvement algorithm on its staff.Amy Michaels quoted in "Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace" from the New York Times
We are not setting the price. The market is setting the price. We have algorithms to determine what that market is.Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick in Wired magazine