What will AI capabilities be like in five years?

The exponential growth of artificial intelligence capabilities renders any concrete predictions about its progression in a decade’s time risky – but what will the AI landscape look and feel like in the nearer distance, say in handful of years?

Automation is not the future, human augmentation is

We’ve long heard that artificial intelligence will free up humans to carry out more interesting and valuable roles, but what exactly will these jobs look like, and what benefits will they bring?

How technology is creating the digital ports of the future

Technology is revolutionising ports, introducing remote-control cranes, self-driving trucks and other innovative systems to speed up loading and unloading of vessels

Automation and public sector jobs

Automating some public sector jobs may be inevitable, but it presents opportunities to rethink priorities and create new roles

Workers must be trained for a new future

Manufacturing worker

A fourth industrial revolution, featuring automation and data exchange, is set to transform industry, but requires new skills and training for the UK workforce

Why the UK must invest in smart factories

Where does the birthplace of the first industrial revolution stand in the race to be at the forefront of the fourth iteration?

Artificial intelligence continues its progression into the mainstream

Pepper humanoid robot

It has been nibbling away at the fringes, but artificial intelligence is poised to chomp its way into the mainstream

Keeping up with the robots

Illustration of robot taking over human jobs

Automation may pose a threat to jobs, but it also puts an added psychological pressure on staff who have to keep pace with the robots