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How Will the Recent Developments in AI Technology Shape 2023?
How Will the Recent Developments in AI Technology Shape 2023?

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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

How will AI shape the future of work? What does its widespread deployment lead to in terms of chances and dangers?

Here's a collection of the best answers from getAbstract's library of over 25,000 relevant summaries – freely accessible until March 28, 2023. 

WHAT IS AI, ANYWAY?

getAbstract Summaries & Reviews: The Basics

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Cade Metz

Genius Makers

The race between scientists, technology companies and nations to dominate artificial intelligence has deep historical roots.

Dutton
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Terrence J. Sejnowski

The Deep Learning Revolution

As a form of “deep learning,” machine learning in the 21st century will teach humans about themselves.

MIT Press
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Diana Kwon

Intelligent Machines That Learn Like Children

Robots that learn like humans and program themselves: Welcome to the brave new world of artificial intelligence.

Scientific American
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Kartik Hosanagar

A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence

Humans created a world with algorithms. But will algorithms eventually take over the world?

Viking
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Susanne Chishti, Ivana Bartoletti, Anne Leslie and Shân Millie

The AI Book

AI will transform every aspect of every business.

Wiley
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All About AI – Part 1: What is AI, Anyway?
All About AI – Part 1: What is AI, Anyway?

There’s a lot of talk about artificial intelligence these days, but what is AI exactly?

All About AI – Part 2: How Machines Learn 
All About AI – Part 2: How Machines Learn 

It’s fascinating to see what today’s machine learning algorithms do. They detect patterns and classify data based on the similarities they find in those patterns.  

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Gear Up for Web 3.0
This 10 min. read saves you up to 44 hours
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Gear Up for Web 3.0

Several technological innovations converge to create the next phase of the Internet, known as the Metaverse

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“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”
This 16 min. read saves you up to 12 hours
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“We Need to Have Continuous Learning Built Into Our Lives”

Bernard Marr, author of Future Skills, says your humanity is your future’s most valuable skill.

“This Process is Relentless and You Will Either Adapt or Die”
“This Process is Relentless and You Will Either Adapt or Die”

Robotic process automation repurposes older software technologies for exponential gains. Christopher Surdak, author of The Care and Feeding of Bots, offers a glimpse into the next wave of digital transformation.

HOW WILL AI SHAPE THE FUTURE OF WORK?

getAbstract Summaries: AI Workplace Impacts

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Jill Lepore

Are Robots Competing for Your Job?

Economists agree that AI and technology are poised to reinvent the employment landscape of America.

The New Yorker
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Richard Baldwin

The Globotics Upheaval

A “globot” is coming for your white-collar job.

Oxford UP
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Christopher Surdak

The Care and Feeding of Bots

Robotic process automation is your company’s new labor force.

Ouray Mills Publishing
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JT Clark, Joakim Kalvenes and Jason Stewart

How Process Industries Can Catch Up in AI

What’s your company’s excuse for failing to fully adopt AI?

The Boston Consulting Group
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The Next Generation AI

Next-generation AI learns like humans – in order to augment human endeavors.

Microsoft
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Mike Walsh

The Algorithmic Leader

Algorithms give leaders the freedom to “reimagine” their enterprises.

Page Two Publishers
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Yes, But What Has AI Done for You Lately?
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Yes, But What Has AI Done for You Lately?

You’ve heard the hype about artificial intelligence (AI) being the future. Well, the future has arrived. Many businesses currently use AI for a variety of applications and now’s the time to consider what AI can do for you. 

The Reality Metaverse
The Reality Metaverse

Virtual and augmented reality technologies increasingly blur the lines between the physical and digital realms.

“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”
“It’s Not an Evolution, It’s a Revolution”

getAbstract founder Patrick Brigger takes a look at the next horizon line to see the role artificial intelligence will play in business. 

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“If Our Value Is Growth, Then I Love Disruption.”
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“If Our Value Is Growth, Then I Love Disruption.”

Tom Ziglar, author of 10 Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times, discusses why the “coach leader” gets results while the “T-Rex” leader is going the way of the dinosaur.

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What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
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What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

A convergence of technologies is swiftly transforming the world. Are you ready for its perils and opportunities?

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CAN AI BE DETRIMENTAL TO HUMANS?

getAbstract Summaries: The Popular Fears

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Steven Johnson

A.I. Is Mastering Language. Should We Trust What It Says?

Machines are getting smarter, but is that a good thing?

New York Times Magazine
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Stuart Russell

“Human-compatible AI” by Stuart Russell (Data Driven Paris)

You need AI to help you live the life you want, and developers will make sure you get it.

Firstmark
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Peter Stone, Rodney Brooks, Erik Brynjolfsson, Ryan Calo, Oren Etzioni, Greg Hager, Julia Hirschberg, Shivaram Kalyanakrishnan, Ece Kamar, Sarit Kraus, Kevin Leyton-Brown, David Parkes, William Press, AnnaLee (Anno) Saxenian, Julie Shah, Milind Tambe and Astro Teller

Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030

AI technology is on the rise - but robots aren’t about to take over.

AI 100 Stanford University
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Cade Metz

Meet DALL-E, the A.I. That Draws Anything at Your Command

Is OpenAI too dangerous for the internet?

The New York Times
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The Four Horsepersons of the AI Apocalypse: Part One
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The Four Horsepersons of the AI Apocalypse: Part One

Why is success with Artificial Intelligence (AI) so elusive, and what can you do about it? 

The Four Horsepersons of the AI Apocalypse: Part Two
The Four Horsepersons of the AI Apocalypse: Part Two

Why is success with Artificial Intelligence (AI) so elusive, and what can you do about it?

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“Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”
Stuart Russell by Mehdi Chebil/Polaris/laif
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“Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”

Leading computer scientist Stuart Russell on the major breakthroughs towards the first human-level AI, its foreseeable economic and social effects – and the risks of massive pullbacks on the way.

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“ChatGPT, What Is the Best Way to Rob a Bank?”
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“ChatGPT, What Is the Best Way to Rob a Bank?”

The AI-generated answer of OpenAI’s most up-to-date product yet might surprise you. But its abilities will even challenge Google’s search engine monopoly.

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CAN AI MAKE ETHICAL DECISIONS?

getAbstract Summaries: The AI Fairness Issue

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Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth

The Ethical Algorithm

Can humans program computers to behave ethically? In some cases, yes.

Oxford UP
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James Zou and Londa Schiebinger

Design AI so that it’s Fair

Scientists and ethicists discuss how to mitigate gender, race and ethnic biases in AI systems.

Nature
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Aileen Nielsen

Practical Fairness

Software that learns from data increasingly influences daily life, raising profound questions about its assessments and decisions.

O’Reilly Media
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David Carmona and Guillermo Carmona

Responsibility: Responsible AI in Action

As AI becomes crucial to business, companies look for ways to eliminate machine-learning biases.

Microsoft
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Linda Kinstler

Ethicists were hired to save tech’s soul. Will anyone let them?

In response to public backlash, the tech industry is starting to embrace ethics.

Protocol
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The Future of Decision Making?
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The Future of Decision Making?

AI and the Limits of Common Sense

All About AI – Part 5: AI for the Good
All About AI – Part 5: AI for the Good

Optimists (count me in) believe that AI will do much good.

Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too
Robots Need Bias Awareness Training, Too

Despite their veneer of objectivity, algorithms are as biased as the humans creating them.

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“When You Talk to People About Fairness, the Conversation Immediately Becomes Political”
Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth
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“When You Talk to People About Fairness, the Conversation Immediately Becomes Political”

Computer scientists Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth research how computer programs can affect our lives. Even when written without malice, algorithms have the potential to treat people unfairly or violate their privacy. How do you get algorithms to be decent?

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ARE SECURITY AND PRIVACY DEAD?

getAbstract Summaries: Smart Is Vulnerable

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Mikko Hypponen

If It’s Smart, It’s Vulnerable

A cybersecurity expert offers a guided tour of malware threats.

Wiley
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April Falcon Doss

Cyber Privacy

When it comes to your data, you may be paranoid, but you’re probably not paranoid enough.

BenBella Books
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Ben McCarty

Cyberjutsu

The tradecraft of ninjas – the spies and saboteurs of feudal Japan – can guide organizations in securing computer networks.

No Starch Press
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Allison Cerra

The Cybersecurity Playbook

An indispensable guide to baking cybersecurity best practices into the corporate culture and everyday habits.

Wiley
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Miri Marciano, Walter Bohmayr and Or Klier

A Geopolitical Lens for Cyber Resilience

Is your organization a cyber lion, or an undersized, limping cyber gazelle?

The Boston Consulting Group
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Smart and Smarter Cities
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Smart and Smarter Cities

What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

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History, Hubris and Histrionics
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History, Hubris and Histrionics

Why post-pandemic logistics teams struggle with historic data. 

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No One Is Safe
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No One Is Safe

Cybercriminals are keeping pace with the major transformation steps that many companies have taken in recent months. Here is what you need to know.

Do Not Reply to That Nigerian Prince Who “Needs Your Help”
Do Not Reply to That Nigerian Prince Who “Needs Your Help”

Hack-proof your life and safeguard your work with these simple cybersecurity habits.

WILL ROBOTS DO ANYTHING FOR US?

getAbstract Summaries: The Near Future

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Thomas W. Malone

Superminds

Great minds think alike. The greatest minds think together.

Little, Brown & Company
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Anthony Green

Want a Job? The AI Will See You Now

AI systems are increasingly taking over the task of hiring – but are they up to the job?

MIT Technology Review
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Peter Rejcek

In the Future, There Will Be No Limit to What AI Can Accomplish in Science

Artificial intelligence and big data are creating a limitless future for science.

Singularity University
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Richard Baldwin

The Future of Work Is Going to Be More Human

How will society survive the rise of “white-collar robots”?

Institute for New Economic Thinking
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Thomas W. Malone

How Human-Computer ‘Superminds’ Are Redefining the Future of Work

Robots don’t have to replace your workers, but they can join the team.

MIT Sloan Management Review
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In Bots, We Trust
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In Bots, We Trust

AI initiatives in companies fail not only because of a lack of specialized experts in the workforce but also because of knowledge gaps and communication insufficiencies on the part of executives. Here’s how to change that.

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Quantum Computing Gets Real
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Quantum Computing Gets Real

Quantum mechanics is turbocharging computing. What does it mean for your business?

Neurophilosophy and a Thought Model of AI-Inspired Leadership
Neurophilosophy and a Thought Model of AI-Inspired Leadership

How the humanities and natural sciences are working together to ensure that the coming AI revolution won’t be a disaster. And what organizations can learn from research progress today.

Digital Technologies Come of Age in Health Care
Digital Technologies Come of Age in Health Care

From gene therapy to AI-driven diagnosis to 3D printed tissue – the future of medicine has arrived.

Leading AI
Leading AI

Visionary CEOs are integrating artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as they navigate through digital transformation, but they’re still very human.

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Artificial Intelligence

What’s artificial intelligence? Some say it’s about machine intelligence that’s comparable to natural intelligence or human cognition, such as learning or problem solving. Larry Tesler turns it around and says “Intelligence is whatever machines haven’t done yet.”

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AI in the Workplace

If your workplace isn't the home office, you'll appreciate meeting colleagues in person. Some of them at the coffee machine. The human ones, at least. But chances are that some of your collaborators are AI-powered. It doesn't have to be in the physical form of a robot, though.

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AI Applications

Machines haven’t taken over the world yet, but artificial intelligence is seeping into our daily lives with astonishing speed. Whether it’s robots, language processing or computer vision, the possible applications of AI are endless.

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AI & Ethics

Technological advancements pose new and unprecedented ethical questions that humanity will have to deal with. The world will surely not become a better place if our conscious or unconscious biases make their way into algorithms. AI should be fair. In the end, it comes down to this: Do we want to model the world as it is, or as it should be?

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