Artificial Intelligence is here: now what?

By Pawan Naidu Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here folks and there’s nothing we can do about it. From our cars, jobs and military weapons, private companies and governments are investing in ways to make us obsolete. Sometime in the near future, our lives are going to be taken over by AIs that are smarter, faster […]

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The Nobel Prize in Economics was Awarded to Trio for Their Work on Poverty. One was the Youngest Recipient Ever.

By Teodor Teofilov Three economists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics on October 14 for their work on alleviating global poverty by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Abhijit Banerjee, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Esther Duflo, also a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Michael Kremer, a professor […]

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exPLAINers of the Week July 30 – Aug 5

By Perfectly Plain Staff

This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Nathaniel Rich’s look at how we almost stopped climate change in the 1980s. The second is Michael Krepon’s look at nuclear weapons in wake of the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

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Countries Need to Prepare For a Changing Workforce

By Teodor Teofilov

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are developing at an ever-increasing rate, and it has lead many people to worry about their future work. Especially in the manufacturing industry, workers are progressively substituted by robots that never get tired and are more precise and efficient.

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