iConference 2018 Automation Workshop Summary

On March 25, 2018 Dr. Matt Willis and Professor Eric T. Meyer organized a workshop on Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence. We had sixteen attendees, from PhD students to tenured faculty, heads of department, computer scientists, and industry professionals. The goal of this… Read More »

Automation, Productivity, & Human Work

7 October 2016 0

What to make of automation, and what automation will make of us, are two of the most important questions being asked by academics, scientists, politicians, and the public. Discussion about automation are with plenty of support, scepticism, predictions made, and questions to be answered. I will discuss and summarize a few news articles on automation that… Read More »