The city of Caofeidian in China is set to have the world’s first fully autonomous port by the end of the year. Trucks and cranes will carry, load and unload containers, relying upon human intervention to control the centralized system.
A recent OECD study estimates that 14% of jobs in developed countries are “highly automatable”, while a McKinsey report from last year suggests that as many as 400 million to 800 million jobs worldwide could be automated by 2030.
BBC published a very handy timeline featuring the last 25 years of Artificial Intelligence. The quest for artificial intelligence (AI) began over 70 years ago, with the idea that computers would one day be able to think like us. Ambitious predictions attracted generous funding, but af