Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which ones will robots take first? First, we should define “robots” (for this article only) as technologies, such as machine learning algorithms running on purpose-built computer platforms, that have been trained to perform tasks that […]
On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com — so they don’t have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial “fit/no fit” decision, according to career networking site TheLadders. If you want to […]
Bricklaying, like all jobs, is changing fast. New machines are faster and more accurate. What tasks on your job are repetitive, even boring? You won’t be doing those tasks for long.
Today’s GE is a different place from the GE you may have known 10 or even five years ago. I’ve just helped open a new site in Cincinnati that houses our Global Operations Center for the U.S. and Canada. More than just another location for a global tech company, it reflects what we’re working hardest […]
See how Amazon packages ship with less than 60 in human hands Amazon has gone after bookstores, retail chains and electronics shops. Now it’s taking on grocery stores, with a twist. Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) unveiled in a video a new physical store on Monday that sells a mix of “grocery essentials” and ready-made meals. But […]
There’s a significant difference between a driverless car and a fully autonomous vehicle. We already have a number of vehicles on the road today with driverless features, but that’s only a small step towards the no-steering-wheel type of driverless car many are imagining. As we move further into the fully autonomous car era, we also […]