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To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

Technology

What's Changing? - Automation
Automation
Halcyon In Business 15 February 2019

 

Please see below selected recent automation-related change,

 

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February 2019

  • A 2019 poll commissioned by the Campaign to Stop Killer robots found that 61 percent of respondents across 26 countries favoured a ban on “lethal autonomous weapons systems” that can attack and kill without human intervention.

 

January 2019

What's Changing? - Artificial Intelligence

AI

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is typically defined as the ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions we associate with human minds, such as perceiving, reasoning, learning, interacting with the environment, problem solving, and even exercising creativity. Examples of technologies that enable AI to solve business problems are robotics and autonomous vehicles, computer vision, language, virtual agents, and machine learning.

 

Please see below recent artificial intelligence (AI)-related change.

 

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What's Changing? - Business
Business
Halcyon Impacts 11 February 2019

 

The 20th Century was about dozens of markets of millions of consumers. The 21st Century is about millions of markets of dozens of consumers - Joe Kraus, dotcom pioneer

 

Please see below selected recent business-related change.

 

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What's Changing? - Technology

Technology

 

Please see below selected recent technology-related change.

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(Until the end of May 2018, Halcyon reported all technology headlines collectively below. From June 2018 we report on these headlines within their own documents -  see links above for AI etc.)

 

January 2019

What's Happening? - AI: at WEF 2017

As business opportunities for artificial intelligence multiply, how can industry leaders design the principles and technical standards into their products that benefit society as a whole? Dimensions addressed by the panel included: data ecosystems for privacy and security, algorithms for greater social inclusion and institutions to build trust among stakeholders.