Artificial Intelligence to steam ahead in the UK
What is the future of AI? this may be science fiction today but AI could be real sooner than you think. Bill Gate says robots who take people’s jobs should be taxed, it seems that this idea has not fallen on deaf ears, within days the UK Government is to lead the way in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with a pledge to invest 17.3 millions in Robotics and AI, hmmmm could this be a way to get more taxes in the future? Robots consciousness and robots rights are also on the table at the exhibition at the London Science museum (see previous posts about the London Science museum Robot exhibition).
Full article about Taxing Robots
“Bill Gates has called for a tax on robots to make up for lost taxes from workers whose jobs are destroyed by automation…”
“millions of jobs will be lost to automation over the next two decades. Researchers predicted that two million jobs retail jobs will disappear by 2030 and 600,000 will go in manufacturing. “
While we eagerly wait for the next season of the lifelike robots in the TV serie Humans, check this delightful animation, if you have not yet seen it, this is a must and quite moving – 3 million views.
3D Animation of Humanoid Robot with Artificial Intelligence
Humans Serie 1 Channel 4
Humans Featurette – Serie 1
Another unmissable is the movie EX Machina, if you have missed this atmospheric movie on the big screen, be sure to download or get the DVD, avoid Youtube before watching the film as it is full of Spoilers.
Ex Machina Trailer
Ex Machina official website