In the future, job seekers must work with AI systems to both find the right positions and get a foot in the door with potential employers. This dual reality presents new challenges for people looking for a chance to change careers, go for a more challenging job, or simply to secure a steady paycheck. In order to keep pace, Krista Jones (Mars Discovery District) gives a
few tips for my fellow humans on how to craft an attractive summary of professional experience for a formidable reader without a heartbeat.
A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying devices. It had previously banned an internet-connected doll called, My Friend Cayla, for similar reasons.
Telecoms regulator the Federal Network Agency urged parents who had such watches to destroy them. One expert said the decision could be a “game-changer” for internet-connected devices. “Poorly secured smart devices often allow for privacy invasion. That is really concerning when it comes to kids’ GPS tracking watches – the very watches that are supposed to help keep them safe,” said Ken Munro, a security expert at Pen Test Partners.
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Business consultant group Cognizant predicted in its book “What to do when machines do everything” that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the US will be replaced by automation. However, all is not lost, the group also predicts that there will 21 million new jobs created as a direct result of new technologies. Here are some of the partrticularly interesting ones:
Data Detective (analyse data from IoT devices, mesh, neural capabilities etc., to provide business and organisation with data-based insights)
Cyber City Analyst
Augmented Reality Journey Builder (create the next generation of entertainment experiences)
Locus Robotics Corp., whose robots help workers fulfill e-commerce orders, raised $25 million in a funding round led by Scale Venture Partners that the company plans to use to develop new products and expand into new markets.
The Wilmington, Mass.-based company makes software and autonomous mobile robots that sync up with warehouse management systems to help workers handle orders more efficiently by taking the fastest routes through aisles to fill orders more quickly. Locus, whose
customers include Deutsche Post AG’s DHL Supply Chain, says its technology can double the number of items that workers pick per hour.
How can machine learning help us advertise through social media? In this episode of TechEmergence, Thomas Jelonek, CEO of Envision.ai, talks to Daniel Faggella about how in the next five years, machine learning might automate the laborious guess-and-check process of finding visual content with which users can engage.
Right now, finding images and videos that will best generate engagement is a task reserved for a human. He or she shifts through images and video clips that may work for an audience based on anecdotal evidence and perception of past post success. Learn how, according to Thomas, machine learning could help you save time and money, generate you a better ROI, and build you a larger list with more accurate targeting on social media.
Xiaoyi, an AI-powered robot in China has recently taken the national medical licensing examination and passed, making it the first robot to have done so. Not only did the robot pass the exam, it actually got a score of 456 points, which is 96 points above the required marks.
Local newspaper China Daily notes that this is all part of the country’s push for more AI integration in a number of industries, including healthcare and consumer electronics.
The Flo water security and management system is a new Wi-Fi connected device professionally installed on your main water supply line, Flo Technologies announced Monday.
Flo has water pressure sensors which use machine learning to proactively detect leaks. The system can automatically shut off the water supply in response to a pipe burst, flooding or other irregularities. To conserve water, it senses water pressure, flow rate, and temperature and learns homeowner usage patterns. You can check current water usage, compare to historical data and set conservation goals in the Flo app, which can also send alerts via email, app messages or by text and phone call.