The Winds of Robowar: Countdown to the AI Takeover

Are the robots really planning to take over? If so, how will they do it? Phil and Stephen use current news stories to show how the plan may already be unfolding!

Step 1: They get inside our heads.

The most popular trends in cognitive computing

IBM Watson-based cognitive computing is being adopted by more and more businesses for a wide variety of applications
Step 2: They take our jobs.

Building robot McDonald’s staff ‘cheaper’ than hiring workers on minimum wage

A former McDonald’s CEO warned that robots will take over staff jobs at the fast food empire – because it’s cheaper than employing humans.
Step 3: They make us depend on them.

What Are We Gonna Do With All The People Who Are Automated Out of Work?

 

Step 4: They get armed

The LOCUST Is Coming: Navy Launches Swarms of Tiny Drones

Drone swarms will change the face of modern warfare

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.