Harvard Business School Professor Karim Lakhani’s live case study shows how an AI-enabled operating model allowed Moderna to successfully develop its vaccine in record time
“Firms think machine learning is about superhuman powers until they realize that power is available to them too.” – Karim Lakhani, Harvard Business School
In an interview for Forbes, robotics designer extraordinaire Dr. Ayanna Howard illuminates how robots can help people and companies.
Minds Worth Meeting converses with futurist, best-selling author and NYU Stern Professor Amy Webb, who discusses future trends and how technological change, such as the ubiquity of artificial intelligence, will impact businesses in the very near future.
Social psychologist Dr. Sherry Turkle has spent her academic career analyzing the effects of technology on human behavior and culture, and has drawn the conclusion that our humanity is jeopardized when digital devices interfere with real human interactions. When Mattel released its newest product “Aristotle” – equipped with a camera and microphone designed to help parents occupy and educate their children – Turkle’s research helped fuel a public outcry that ultimately killed the device before it went to market…
Future generations will call today the beginning of a radical social, technological and economic revolution. Erik Brynjolfsson, renowned MIT professor and leading authority on how businesses can leverage emerging technologies, concludes that harnessing advances in artificial intelligence (AI) is the grand challenge for our society…
Robots are revolutionizing how humans go about their daily business. Amazon’s robotic “personal assistant,” known as “Alexa,” may be the first of the new personally relatable machines. Rachel Botsman introduced her three year-old daughter Grace to Alexa, and what ensued was an experiment in how the upcoming generation will relate to machines.
Amy Webb, futurist and bestselling author, is concerned. The recent comments by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin about the effect of artificial intelligence and automation on the job market (“…not even on my radar screen… 50-100 more years.”) indicate to her that the administration is not up to speed on the latest developments in the field. In response, Webb looks at the state of artificial intelligence and its potential to replace human jobs in a Los Angeles Times op-ed.
The nature of how we work and develop talent is forever changed at the hands of the internet, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics–and it’s only the beginning. What does this mean for the corporation forced to evolve with the times?
Why We Need to Get Smart about Artificial Intelligence We’ve long been fascinated by the concept of artificial intelligence (AI), but only recently has technology advanced sufficiently to bring it…