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Workers are welcoming AI in the office

Oct 16, 2019
Robots could be coming to take our jobs, but maybe the ones we don't want to do anyway.
AI could be used for menial tasks, like budgeting or scheduling.
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Hunting for the holy grail of digital language translation

Aug 20, 2019
Machines still have a devil of a time figuring out all the nuance and context of human speech and the written word.
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Amazon's massive retraining investment includes nursing and aircraft mechanic degrees

Jul 11, 2019
The company will prepare 100,000 workers for advances in automation — and for new ventures it's exploring.
Men work at a distribution station in the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York, in February.
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Self-learning machines predict life and death

Mar 28, 2017
Dr. Ziad Obermeyer says the seriously ill want 'objective predictions about how long they have to live.'
"The impetus for a lot of my work is that machines can see the world and can see patients in ways that we cannot as doctors," Dr. Ziad Obermeyer says.
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