Category Archives: Jobs

The AI and Automation Buzz

CB Insights: Media buzz around AI, robotics, and automation increased significantly towards the end of 2016. JP Gownder, Forrester: The forward march of automation technologies — which include hardware (e.g. robots, digital kiosks), software (e.g. AI), and customer self-service (e.g. … Continue reading

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Could AI Do Your Job?

MGI: Overall, we estimate that about half of the activities that people are paid almost $15 trillion to do in the global economy have the potential to be automated by adapting currently demonstrated technology… All occupations will be affected. Only … Continue reading

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The Impact of Technology on Jobs

NPR Planet Money via Visual Capitalist: There were 10 million farmers in America in the early 20th century. Now there’s closer to one million, and yet those farmers produce way more food. Technology may have “killed off” the majority of … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Beats Data Science for Top Tech Job By Salary

Rank Job Title Number of Postings per Million Average Base Salary Average Growth in Postings 2013-2016 1 Machine Learning Engineer 58 $134,306 36% 2 Data Scientist 360 $129,938 108% 3 Computer Vision Engineer 20 $127,849 34% 4 Development Operations Engineer … Continue reading

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In Praise of Automation

The McKinsey Global Institute: The automation of activities can enable businesses to improve performance by reducing errors and improving quality and speed, and in some cases achieving outcomes that go beyond human capabilities. Automation also contributes to productivity, as it … Continue reading

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Skills and Jobs for the Digital Future

Moderator: George Westerman, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (@gwesterman) Speakers: Gerald Chertavian, Year Up (@yearup) Prof. Tom Davenport, Fellow at MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (@tdav) Karen Kocher, Cigna (@kkocher) Steve Phillips, Avnet, Inc. (@Steven_phillips) Are AI and … Continue reading

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Robots Will Replace You But Not Me

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