machine learning

Biden Proclaims AI Bill of Rights (Kinda/Sorta)

As AI assumes more and more previously human tasks, ethicists, futurists, and legal minds are getting apoplectic, scurrying to get out ahead of the issues.

To Fight the Climate Crisis, We Have to Listen to Nature

Bioacoustics is shaping the future of conservation, but what is the cross-disciplinary science? A climate columnist explains.

AI and Automation Are Transforming Financial Services

At a recent virtual salon, senior industry executives discussed the state of AI and automation in the financial services sector. Here's what they had to say about what's next.

How AI Took Center Stage at Techonomy

The Techonomy community has been grappling with the promise and potential perils of artificial intelligence as the technology has moved from science fiction to reality. Follow the conversation and check out our infographic that breaks...

AI Takes Center Stage

Note: the data in this infographic comes from the article, “Will Bots Take Our Jobs? Yes and No.” by Puneet Shivam

The Bots Aren’t Taking Over

The winning play in a digital economy is not fighting against robots and artificial intelligence, but using our new tools to improve productivity. What we need to do is enhance knowledge work with systems of...

We Should Rename “Artificial Intelligence” (A Modest Proposal)

"Artificial Intelligence" is phrase of the year, yet the term is widely called misleading. And it's ridiculed by industry CEOs. But what can we use instead? "Augmented intelligence"? "Intelligence amplification"? We have a proposal that...

Are Connected Toys Worth the Risk?

Children's toys and rooms are quickly becoming connected, like just about everything else. Parents may find monitors useful and talking toys a merciful distraction, but is this new digital world safe? Big companies like Mattel,...

R. Luke DuBois: An Artist Who Just Happens to Use Computation

R. Luke DuBois is a man of many talents: musician, visual artist, and data scientist. In a recent interview with Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick, he spoke about his inspirations and gave a behind-the-scenes look at his...

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