Artificial intelligence has the potential to create trillions of dollars of value across the economy-if business leaders work to understand what AI can and cannot do. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey Global Institute partner Michael Chui and MGI chairman and director James Manyika speak with McKinsey Publishing's David Schwartz about the cutting edge of artificial intelligence.
The endoscope and colonoscope were first developed in 1880s to look inside the body. Specialists use their expertise and experience to examine the medical images. But sometimes, human error and backend issues can result in misdiagnosis. Population increase and more cases of internal diseases are overloading the medical industry in many major cities in the world.
Aussie mines adopt renewables. Australia is becoming a global leader in mining sector renewables as falling solar energy prices drive rapid change. Public opinion and cost savings are encouraging more Australian mining operators to assess and invest in renewable energy like solar power and battery storage.
Self-driving automotive technology is in a strange twilight zone where AI is not yet quite superior to human drivers by itself, and yet...AI...
Artificial intelligence may still be in its infancy, but it's moving fast. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the data-rich health sector. AI has the potential to provide more precise, personalised care, as well as help us to shift our focus from treatment to prevention and tackle some of the world's biggest global health issues.
MONTREAL -- Canada's two largest airlines say artificial intelligence can be a game-changer for aviation by helping to boost revenues, pare costs and provide passengers with a more personalized travel experience. Air Canada and WestJet are joining airlines around the world by spending undisclosed amounts of money on AI in an effort to harness technology that promises revolutionary advantages for both carriers and passengers.
There is a bias in climate policy shared by analysts, politicians, and pundits across the political spectrum so common it is rarely remarked upon. To put it bluntly: Nobody, at least nobody in power, wants to restrict the supply of fossil fuels.
Baidu Inc. has raised more than US$1.9 billion for its newly spun-off financial services division from TPG, Carlyle Group and other investors, creating one of China's best-funded fintech companies....
Pinky and the Brain sing about the benefits of history. Well, Brain sings about that. Pinky sings about how boring it is XD Pinky & The Brain (c) Warner Bros
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But they're not there to flash you a smile, tell you where to find the lightbulbs, or ring up your purchase. Following last year's initial robot rollout, the big box retailer is dispatching more of its shelf-scanning automatons across four states.
German philosopher Thomas Metzinger is interviewed by Dutch journalist and philosopher Bas Heijne. Metzinger (Frankfurt, 1958) is cofounder of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness. He is specialised in the philosophy of consciousness and the ethical aspects of developments in neuro science.
Hawaii, with its population of nearly 1.5 million, had less than 7,000 electric vehicles registered across the state in January, mostly on Oahu. But the Aloha State also has shown some of the strongest interest in so-called EVs in the nation, and t he Hawaiian Electric Co.
The 154-pound parachute and its 3 miles of cords had to be folded a specific way in order to deploy properly while attached to a 1,100-pound test load. During the trial, the system successfully triggered its release 12 seconds after a smaller pilot chute was inflated.
It's called the Impossible Burger and it looks, feels, tastes and smells like ground beef, even though it's made entirely of plants. It's all thanks to science and genetically engineered yeast. WIRED explores how close it comes to the real thing and if it's 100% safe.