Tag Archives: AI

Quote of the Week

“Someday a computer will give the wrong answer to spare someone’s feelings, and man will have invented artificial intelligence.” – Robert Breault.

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Robots Vs. People

I attended a conference on AI at Cambridge University last week and one of the most interesting points was why we were developing robots to look after old people – why not just use people? The answer could be that … Continue reading

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What can’t computers do?

Are you worried that your job could be ravaged by a robot or consumed by a computer? You probably should be judging by a study by Oxford University, which said that up to half of jobs in some countries could … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

Here’s what I hope is an uplifting thought about the future. There is a chance that as we increasingly fuse our physical, biological and digital worlds, we will slowly start to see that we are not just individuals, but part … Continue reading

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The Future of Education

I posted this a few months ago, but given the volume of articles in the papers recently about exam results (and artificial intelligence) I think it’s worth a re-post. https://education.nsw.gov.au/media/exar/On_Education_RichardWatson.pdf

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Will a robot eat your job?

A recent bank of England Study has said that 15 million of the UKs 30 million jobs could be at risk from automation over the coming years. Meanwhile, a US PEW study found that two-thirds of Americans believe that in … Continue reading

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The Future of High Performance Computing

Just FYI, anyone that’s interested in HPC, super-computing, advanced modelling & simulation, problems, prediction, cyber-security and any associated field might be interested in this. It’s on Thursday 23 February in London. Event link here. Beginning of a new Current & … Continue reading

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Quote of the week (for Sherborne school)

One day ladies will take their computers for walks in the park and tell each other, “My little computer said such a funny thing this morning”. Alan Turing (1949?)

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People as Pets

A Korn Ferry study of 800 business leaders across the globe has found that business leaders think that tech will create more value than people in the future. 44 per cent of bosses go as far as saying that automation, … Continue reading

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Richard Watson on The Future, Automation and AI

I did a talk at the University of Northampton Business School last week, but before I started I spoke to John Griff at BBC Radio Northampton. The funny thing was that while I’d been told about this well in advance … Continue reading

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