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What a great way to kick off 2018! We were recently invited to participate in the CMU 2018 Summit, Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley Artificial Intelligence Summit. The CMU Summit is an annual event that attracts more than 6000 participants, 600 startups, 100 US and international media outlets. It is supported by over 350 high-profile industrial and academia speakers from both the US and China. The Summit is one of the biggest events at the…

Since the middle of the 20th Century, humanity has been dreaming of a future filled with magical robots that automate the mundane and achieve the impossible. We imagine being freed from toil and physical limitations, among so many other things. But after decades of mind boggling advances in computing and tech toys, the most functional robots to date are limited to the industrial sector. Where are all the dish washing robots, the laundry bots, the…

Automation is associated with job loss for many Americans, but is it possible that this industry can unlock a new wave of prosperity for the middle class? Let’s take a look at robotics, automation and the 99%. Earlier this month, a Pew Poll revealed that the majority of Americans are worried about a future where they are displaced by robots in the workplace. For many, this worry is very real. Everyone from factory workers to fast…