The Vital Edge LogoThe Vital Edge explores the nature of work and the human experience in an era of machine intelligence. It is the primary website of Gideon Rosenblatt.

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This Week: May 23, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesA history of Artificial Intelligence, algorithms reinvent the fashion industry, "behavioral sequencing" brought to you by Google, smart classroom behavior management systems, and robots loading Chinese container ships.

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This Week: May 16, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesAI and the Vatican's secrets, Big Data becomes Big Indicators, Google's uncanny Duplex AI schedules a haircut, "Digital Well-Being" and AI transparency.

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This Week: May 9, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesBrain-scanning as corporate and government control, accounting for cloud computing, corporate adoption of AI and the story of Ada Lovelace.

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This Week: May 2, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe future of AI, the stupidity of robot personhood, the dangers of a high-tech surveillance state, and automating the construction industry.

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The Singularity Won’t Just Happen to Larry Page

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe future of knowledge will be a synthesis of human and machine collaboration, coordinated through organizations, much as today. Any Singularity we may one day experience will, therefore, be shared: the collective destiny of intelligence.

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