Graphs: Cost of Digital Workers and GDP per Employee USA

Thinking about smarter/wiser service systems with digital workers.  Feedback welcome on diagrams below, decreasing cost of digital workers due to Moore’s Law, and increasing GDP/Employees USA from 1960 to 2080 (projected) Full presentation here: https://www.slideshare.net/spohrer/cost-of-dw-20170909-v18 … and please read more about cognitive opentech here: http://service-science.info/archives/4629 Acknowledgements Thanks to Marius Ciortea for “revenue per employee” idea …

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Learning in an age of accelerating technological change re-visited

This week I got emails from a number of colleagues pointing me to papers, books, and startup ideas about learning, education, skills, and the future…. finally had a chance to read through some of them more carefully this Saturday morning… Thanks for the emails from Obinna Anya, Ralph Badinelli, Bill Rouse, and just a few …

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Linguistically Fluent – Kurzweil and Schank

Reaction to Kurzweil’s Linguistically Fluent posting… Kurzweil Linguistically Fluent:  http://www.kurzweilai.net/ray-kurzweil-reveals-plans-for-linguistically-fluent-google-software Kurzweil’s plan is a good plan from a Google Deep Learning perspective… The plan is an extension of the capabilities of seq2seq – sequence to sequence – which is good for DL translation between languages, for example. However, no one has solved Reasoning, which is …

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CFP: Journal of Enterprise Transformation – Role of Analytics

CFP: Journal of Enterprise Transformation – Role of Analytics Submissions Welcome: The Role of Analytics in Enabling Enterprise Transformation Deadline: 1 September 2017 Advanced analytics – from big data, to machine learning, to cognitive computing — is poised to and, in many cases, already is transforming enterprises in fundamental ways.  Analytics is both an enabler …

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CFP: Cognitive Assistance in Public Sector – AAAI Fall Nov 9-11, DC

Cognitive Assistance in Government and Public Sector Applications https://aaai.org/Symposia/Fall/fss17.php November 9-11, 2017 Washington, DC Cognitive Assistance is an important focus area for AI. While it has several facets and still lacks a precise definition (one of the reasons for this Symposium!), it has been called Augmented Intelligence, the automation of knowledge work, intelligence amplification, cognitive …

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CFP HICSS 51 – Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear Colleagues, Hello! We are serving as a co-chair of the “Smart Service Systems: Analytics, Cognition and Innovation” minitrack in the Decision Analytics, Mobile Services and Service Science Track of the upcoming 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (http://hicss.hawaii.edu/), and writing to scholars such as you with expertise in various areas of …

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Ponder this

I am trying to think hard about the 10 million minutes of experience that people go through to develop adult capabilities, as well as the 2 million minutes of experience from adult novice to adult expert – when people transition professions. Mapping these developmental progressions into capabilities, and then capabilities into technologies is quite challenging …

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Building Blocks to the Future: Cognitive OpenTech

As context, consider (1) the rapid pace of development of Cognitive OpenTech and (2) the remaining Grand Challenges of AI/CogSci… Part 1: Cognitive OpenTech Progress Now consider the relative importance of big Data, Cloud compute power, and new Algorithms as a Service in making progress… we can call all these factors the DCAaaS drivers of …

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