Can machines stop suicide?
In a week when attention has turned to the often-overlooked issue of suicide, we’re reminded that it remains the biggest single killer of UK men under 45. Experts have been testing ways to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and help the men who need help most. So could tech intervene to save lives? Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Ai ‘creates jobs and boosts sales’
Artificial intelligence is creating new jobs in three in four organisations implementing Ai in the UK, a major new report from Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute suggests – countering fears that Ai will cause mass job losses in the short term. (more…)
Emotionless chatbots ‘bad news’
Chatbots are now seemingly everywhere – and the cost-saving benefits of automation are like to remain so appealing that their use for customer service will expand drastically. But, argues artificial intelligence academic Daniel Polani, the likely outcome is that consumers will suffer. (more…)