Tag Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Data Science in the New Economy

The World Economic Forum has just published Data Science in the New Economy: A new race for talent in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds, led by advances in technologies such as data science and artificial intelligence, the labour market is again changing in a fundamental fashion. In 2018 the Future …
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Artificial Intelligence in Society

The artificial intelligence (AI) landscape has evolved significantly from 1950 when Alan Turing first posed the question of whether machines can think. Today, AI is transforming societies andeconomies. It promises to generate productivity gains, improve wellbeing and help address global challenges, such as climate change, resource scarcity and health crises. Yet, as AI applications are …
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The Digital Innovation Policy Landscape in 2019

How are OECD countries supporting digital innovation and ensuring that benefits spread across the economy? This paper explores the current landscape of strategies and initiatives implemented in OECD countries to support innovation in the digital age. It identifies common trends and differences in national digital, smart industry and artificial intelligence (AI) strategies. The paper also …
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MWC19 Barcelona: Intelligent Connectivity

As our industry has evolved, Mobile World Congress has become more than mobile. We are rapidly moving to a world where mobile will connect everyone and everything, but at the same time, we are expanding our reach beyond ‘just’ mobile. The theme of this year’s Mobile World Congress event (25-28 February 2019) is ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ – …
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The Global Risks Report 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2019. The Global Risks Report 2019 is published against a backdrop of worrying geopolitical and geo-economic tensions. If unresolved, these tensions will hinder the world’s ability to deal with a growing range of collective challenges, from the mounting evidence of environmental degradation to the …
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OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018

The “OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018: Adapting to Technological and Societal Disruption” is the twelfth edition in a series that biennially reviews key trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy in OECD countries and a number of major partner economies. The 14 chapters within this edition look at a range of topics, …
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Creative Disruption: The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Creative Economy

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy” paper, in collaboration with McKinsey & Company. Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The impacts are not just changing the creative economy, but society as …
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Artificial Intelligence 2017

This Statista report offers insights into Artificial Intelligence, its forms of application and its potential. AI is one of the hot digital topics and it is being applied in many industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, finance, entertainment, and education. Not only does automation through AI lead to cost savings, it is also expected to result …
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Measuring the Information Society 2017

The 2017 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report was launched during the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) 2017, in Hammamet, Tunisia. The 9th edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report, an annual report published by ITU since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tool to measure the information society, the ICT …
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Deep thinking : where machine intelligence ends and human creativity begins by Garri Kimovich Kasparov

Overview: Garry Kasparov’s 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this most cerebral game. That moment was more than a century in the …
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