artificial intelligence

 
The future is with us. Rethink it
The future is with us. Rethink it
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, has raised many questions about the future of the humanities and the disciplines they encompass....
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in...
IBM aims AI at Africa
IBM aims AI at Africa
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been blamed for the way Facebook and Twitter promote fake news on the basis...
The future world of work is changing
The future world of work is changing
For most people, the year 2028 seems like the very distant future. But when you consider that 18 years have already passed since the prospect of a...
South Africa should lead effort to ban killer robots
South Africa should lead effort to ban killer robots
As nations convene at the United Nations in Geneva this week to continue deliberations on “lethal autonomous weapons systems” or “killer...
Prepare for the time of the robots
Prepare for the time of the robots
I was recently offered the presidency of a university in Kazakhstan that focuses primarily on business, economics and law, and that teaches these...
Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologies
Developing countries need to wake up to the risks of new technologies
Technological advances associated with the fourth industrial...
Watch your job, the bots are coming
Watch your job, the bots are coming
Anyone who has ever earned a living by issuing tickets at a cinema or processing parking ticket payments will attest to the fact that the fourth...
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid...
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
It is a characteristic of technological development for humans to get machines to do things that they don’t want to, whether it is washing the...
Letters to the editor: December 12 to 18 2014
Letters to the editor: December 12 to 18 2014
If there were any truth to the historical (some would say hysterical) racist rumour that many colonised African countries started off with the...
IBM cooks up thought for food
IBM cooks up thought for food
Porcini mushrooms and bacon, powdered and wrapped in a meringue. That was going to be the dessert for our three-course meal, designed by a...

Client Media Releases

MTN backs SA's youth to 'think tech, do business'
Being intelligent about business data
PhD for 79-year-old theology graduate