Robot Proof

Robot Proof
Author: Joseph E. Aoun
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2018-08-14
ISBN: 0262535971
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robot Proof Book Excerpt:

How to educate the next generation of college students to invent, to create, and to discover—filling needs that even the most sophisticated robot cannot. Driverless cars are hitting the road, powered by artificial intelligence. Robots can climb stairs, open doors, win Jeopardy, analyze stocks, work in factories, find parking spaces, advise oncologists. In the past, automation was considered a threat to low-skilled labor. Now, many high-skilled functions, including interpreting medical images, doing legal research, and analyzing data, are within the skill sets of machines. How can higher education prepare students for their professional lives when professions themselves are disappearing? In Robot-Proof, Northeastern University president Joseph Aoun proposes a way to educate the next generation of college students to invent, to create, and to discover—to fill needs in society that even the most sophisticated artificial intelligence agent cannot. A “robot-proof” education, Aoun argues, is not concerned solely with topping up students' minds with high-octane facts. Rather, it calibrates them with a creative mindset and the mental elasticity to invent, discover, or create something valuable to society—a scientific proof, a hip-hop recording, a web comic, a cure for cancer. Aoun lays out the framework for a new discipline, humanics, which builds on our innate strengths and prepares students to compete in a labor market in which smart machines work alongside human professionals. The new literacies of Aoun's humanics are data literacy, technological literacy, and human literacy. Students will need data literacy to manage the flow of big data, and technological literacy to know how their machines work, but human literacy—the humanities, communication, and design—to function as a human being. Life-long learning opportunities will support their ability to adapt to change. The only certainty about the future is change. Higher education based on the new literacies of humanics can equip students for living and working through change.

The Robot Proof Recruiter

The Robot Proof Recruiter
Author: Katrina Collier
Publsiher: Kogan Page Publishers
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-08-03
ISBN: 1398606863
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Robot Proof Recruiter Book Excerpt:

The noise and transparency created by the internet makes it harder to recruit the right people. This second edition will help you become the recruiter that candidates trust and want to talk to. The Robot-Proof Recruiter shows you how to use a human-first approach to hiring that will help you grab and hold a candidate's attention better than a robot! It contains essential guidance on overcoming obstacles, including how to recruit without an existing online presence, how to work effectively with hiring managers to improve the outreach and candidate experience, and how to use technology to support the candidate's journey from initial outreach, through to application, successful onboarding, and later to alumnus. The second edition covers the unexpected impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on recruiting, and how using unique human qualities in conjunction with technology can enhance employer branding and candidate experience. Full of expert guidance, practical tips and updated case studies, this book explains what works, what doesn't and how you can stand out and recruit effectively. The Robot-Proof Recruiter is an indispensable book for all recruitment professionals and HR practitioners who want to recruit the right people for their organization.

The Great Skills Gap

The Great Skills Gap
Author: Jason Wingard,Christine Farrugia
Publsiher: Stanford University Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2021-06-08
ISBN: 1503628078
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Skills Gap Book Excerpt:

An extraordinary confluence of forces stemming from automation and digital technologies is transforming both the world of work and the ways we educate current and future employees to contribute productively to the workplace. The Great Skills Gap opens with the premise that the exploding scope and pace of technological innovation in the digital age is fast transforming the fundamental nature of work. Due to these developments, the skills and preparation that employers need from their talent pool are shifting. The accelerated pace of evolution and disruption in the competitive business landscape demands that workers be not only technically proficient, but also exceptionally agile in their capacity to think and act creatively and quickly learn new skills. This book explores how these transformative forces are—or should be—driving innovations in how colleges and universities prepare students for their careers. Focused on the impact of this confluence of forces at the nexus of work and higher education, the book's contributors—an illustrious group of leading educators, prominent employers, and other thought leaders—answer profound questions about how business and higher education can best collaborate in support of the twenty-first century workforce.

Boy Robot

Boy Robot
Author: Simon Curtis
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-10-25
ISBN: 1481459295
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Boy Robot Book Excerpt:

Seventeen-year-old Isaak discovers the truth about his origin and the underground forces that must come together to fight against a secret government organization formed to eradicate those like him in this high-octane science fiction debut. There once was a boy who was made, not created. In a single night, Isaak’s life changed forever. His adoptive parents were killed, a mysterious girl saved him from a team of soldiers, and he learned of his own dark and destructive origin. An origin he doesn’t want to believe, but one he cannot deny. Isaak is a Robot: a government-made synthetic human, produced as a weapon and now hunted, marked for termination. He and the Robots can only find asylum with the Underground—a secret network of Robots and humans working together to ensure a coexistent future. To be protected by the Underground, Isaak will have to make it there first. But with a deadly military force tasked to find him at any cost, his odds are less than favorable. Now Isaak must decide whether to hold on to his humanity and face possible death…or to embrace his true nature in order to survive, at the risk of becoming the weapon he was made to be. In his debut, recording artist Simon Curtis has written a fast-paced, high-stakes novel that explores humanity, the ultimate power of empathy, and the greatest battle of all: love vs. fear.

Artificial Intelligence Robot Law Policy and Ethics

Artificial Intelligence  Robot Law  Policy and Ethics
Author: Nathalie Rébé
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2021-08-09
ISBN: 9004458107
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Artificial Intelligence Robot Law Policy and Ethics Book Excerpt:

In Artificial Intelligence: Robot Law, Policy and Ethics, Dr. Nathalie Rébé discusses the legal and contemporary issues in relation to creating conscious robots. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the existing regulatory tools, as well as a new comprehensive framework for regulating Strong AI.

Theory and Applications of Models of Computation

Theory and Applications of Models of Computation
Author: T.V. Gopal,Junzo Watada
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 708
Release: 2019-04-10
ISBN: 3030148122
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theory and Applications of Models of Computation Book Excerpt:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation, TAMC 2019, held in Kitakyushu, Japan, in April 2019. The 43 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 submissions. The main themes of the selected papers are computability, computer science logic, complexity, algorithms, models of computation, and systems theory.

What Social Robots Can and Should Do

What Social Robots Can and Should Do
Author: J. Seibt,M. Nørskov,S. Schack Andersen
Publsiher: IOS Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN: 161499708X
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Social Robots Can and Should Do Book Excerpt:

Social robotics drives a technological revolution of possibly unprecedented disruptive potential, both at the socio-economic and the socio-cultural level. The rapid development of the robotics market calls for a concerted effort across a wide spectrum of academic disciplines to understand the transformative potential of human-robot interaction. This effort cannot succeed without the special expertise in the study of socio-cultural interactions, norms, and values that humanities research provides. This book contains the proceedings of the conference “What Social Robots Can and Should Do,” Robophilosophy 2016 / TRANSOR 2016, held in Aarhus, Denmark, in October 2016. The conference is the second event in the biennial Robophilosophy conference series, this time combined with an event of the Research Network for Transdisciplinary Studies in Social Robotics (TRANSOR). Featuring 13 plenaries and 74 session and workshop talks, the event turned out to be the world’s largest conference in Humanities research in and on social robotics. The book is divided into 3 sections: Part I and Part III contain the abstracts of plenary lectures and contributions to 6 workshops: Artificial Empathy; Co-Designing Children Robot Interaction; Human-Robot Joint Action; Phronesis for Machine Ethics?; Robots in the Wild; and Responsible Robotics. Part II contains short papers for presentations in 7 thematically organized sessions: methodological issues; ethical tasks and implications; emotions in human robot interactions; education, art and innovation; artificial meaning and rationality; social norms and robot sociality; and perceptions of social robots. The book will be of interest to researchers in philosophy, anthropology, sociology, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science, robotics, computer science, and art. Since all contributions are prepared for an interdisciplinary readership, they are highly accessible and will be of interest to policy makers and educators who wish to gauge the challenges and potentials of putting robots in society.

Robotics Software Design and Engineering

Robotics Software Design and Engineering
Author: Alejandro Rafael Garcia Ramirez,Augusto Loureiro Da Costa
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2021-09-15
ISBN: 183969291X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robotics Software Design and Engineering Book Excerpt:

Robotics Software Design and Engineering is an edited volume on robotics. Chapters cover such topics as cognitive robotics systems, artificial intelligence, force feedback, autonomous driving embedded systems, multi-robot systems, a robot software framework for Real-time Control systems, and Industry 4.0. Also discussed are humanoid robots, aerial and work vehicles, and robot manipulators.

Algorithms for Robotic Motion and Manipulation

Algorithms for Robotic Motion and Manipulation
Author: Jean-Paul Laumond,Mark Overmars
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 480
Release: 1997-02-11
ISBN: 1439864527
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Algorithms for Robotic Motion and Manipulation Book Excerpt:

This volume deals with core problems in robotics, like motion planning, sensor-based planning, manipulation, and assembly planning. It also discusses the application of robotics algorithms in other domains, such as molecular modeling, computer graphics, and image analysis. Topics Include: - Planning - Sensor Based Motion Planning - Control and Moti

Will Robots Take Your Job A Plea for Consensus

Will Robots Take Your Job   A Plea for Consensus
Author: Nigel M. de S. Cameron
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2017-06-23
ISBN: 1509509593
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Will Robots Take Your Job A Plea for Consensus Book Excerpt:

The trend that began with ATMs and do-it-yourself checkouts is moving at lightning speed. Everything from driving to teaching to the care of the elderly and, indeed, code-writing can now be done by smart machines. Conventional wisdom says there will be new jobs to replace those we lose – but is it so simple? And are we ready? Technology writer and think-tank director Nigel Cameron argues it's naive to believe we face a smooth transition. Whether or not there are "new" jobs, we face massive disruption as the jobs millions of us are doing get outsourced to machines. A twenty-first-century "rust belt" will rapidly corrode the labor market and affect literally hundreds of different kinds of jobs simultaneously. Robots won't design our future – we will. Yet shockingly, political leaders and policy makers don't seem to have this in their line of sight. So how should we assess and prepare for the risks of this unknown future?

Combinatorial Optimization and Applications

Combinatorial Optimization and Applications
Author: Zhao Zhang,Lidong Wu,Wen Xu,Ding-Zhu Du
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 774
Release: 2014-11-13
ISBN: 3319126911
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Combinatorial Optimization and Applications Book Excerpt:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications, COCOA 2014, held on the island of Maui, Hawaii, USA, in December 2014. The 56 full papers included in the book were carefully reviewed and selected from 133 submissions. Topics covered include classic combinatorial optimization; geometric optimization; network optimization; optimization in graphs; applied optimization; CSoNet; and complexity, cryptography, and games.

Applications of Evolutionary Computing

Applications of Evolutionary Computing
Author: Anna I. Esparcia-Alcázar
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 639
Release: 2013-03-12
ISBN: 3642371922
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applications of Evolutionary Computing Book Excerpt:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on the Applications of Evolutionary Computation, EvoApplications 2013, held in Vienna, Austria, in April 2013, colocated with the Evo* 2013 events EuroGP, EvoCOP, EvoBIO, and EvoMUSART. The 65 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 119 submissions. EvoApplications 2013 consisted of the following 12 tracks: EvoCOMNET (nature-inspired techniques for telecommunication networks and other parallel and distributed systems), EvoCOMPLEX (evolutionary algorithms and complex systems), EvoENERGY (evolutionary computation in energy applications), EvoFIN (evolutionary and natural computation in finance and economics), EvoGAMES (bio-inspired algorithms in games), EvoIASP (evolutionary computation in image analysis, signal processing, and pattern recognition), EvoINDUSTRY (nature-inspired techniques in industrial settings), EvoNUM (bio-inspired algorithms for continuous parameter optimization), EvoPAR (parallel implementation of evolutionary algorithms), EvoRISK (computational intelligence for risk management, security and defence applications), EvoROBOT (evolutionary computation in robotics), and EvoSTOC (evolutionary algorithms in stochastic and dynamic environments).

Education and Technological Unemployment

Education and Technological Unemployment
Author: Michael A. Peters,Petar Jandrić,Alexander J. Means
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2019-04-29
ISBN: 9811362254
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Education and Technological Unemployment Book Excerpt:

This book examines the challenge of accelerating automation, and argues that countering and adapting to this challenge requires new methodological, philosophical, scientific, sociological, economic, ethical, and political perspectives that fundamentally rethink the categories of work and education. What is required is political will and social vision to respond to the question: What is the role of education in a digital age characterized by potential mass technological unemployment? Today’s technologies are beginning to cost more jobs than they create – and this trend will continue. There have been many proposed solutions to this problem, and they invariably involve an educational vision. Yet, in a world that simply doesn’t offer enough work for everyone, education is clearly not a panacea for technological unemployment. This collection presents responses to this question from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including but not limited to education studies, philosophy, history, politics, sociology, psychology, and economics.

Human learning in the digital era

Human learning in the digital era
Author: Netexplo (France),UNESCO. Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information
Publsiher: UNESCO Publishing
Total Pages: 174
Release: 2019-04-17
ISBN: 9231003151
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human learning in the digital era Book Excerpt:

International Education at the Crossroads

International Education at the Crossroads
Author: Deborah N. Cohn,Hilary E. Kahn
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2021-04-20
ISBN: 0253053919
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

International Education at the Crossroads Book Excerpt:

International Education at the Crossroads captures the essence and complexity of international education in an interconnected and globalized world. Written by leading scholars, international educators, and policy makers, the 26 essays in this volume take stock of the unpredictable landscape of international education and demonstrate why international higher education is more essential now than ever before. Responding to a timely global moment where education and international engagement are being redefined and practiced in new ways, the authors call for a reconsideration of paradigms and critical reflection of the entire field of international education. At the same time, the authors show how international education is an imperative for the future of learning and the world, and also, crucially, that this work cannot be done in a silo. International Education at the Crossroads offers readers a chance to join in the conversation that is as global as it is meaningful in communities, the lives of learners, and institutions around the world. International education requires that everyone the world over work together to produce new knowledge, to navigate the "crossroads," and to collectively chart the directions in which the field will move into the future.

The Digital Age and Its Discontents

The Digital Age and Its Discontents
Author: Matteo Stocchetti
Publsiher: Helsinki University Press
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2020-08-11
ISBN: 9523690132
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Digital Age and Its Discontents Book Excerpt:

Three decades into the ‘digital age’, the promises of emancipation of the digital ‘revolution’ in education are still unfulfilled. Furthermore, digitalization seems to generate new and unexpected challenges – for example, the unwarranted influence of digital monopolies, the radicalization of political communication, and the facilitation of mass surveillance, to name a few. This volume is a study of the downsides of digitalization and the re-organization of the social world that seems to be associated with it. In a critical perspective, technological development is not a natural but a social process: not autonomous from but very much dependent upon the interplay of forces and institutions in society. While influential forces seek to establish the idea that the practices of formal education should conform to technological change, here we support the view that education can challenge the capitalist appropriation of digital technology and, therefore, the nature and direction of change associated with it. This volume offers its readers intellectual prerequisites for critical engagement. It addresses themes such as Facebook’s response to its democratic discontents, the pedagogical implications of algorithmic knowledge and quantified self, as well as the impact of digitalization on academic profession. Finally, the book offers some elements to develop a vision of the role of education: what should be done in education to address the concerns that new communication technologies seem to pose more risks than opportunities for freedom and democracy.

Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Author: Nancy W. Gleason
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 229
Release: 2018-06-21
ISBN: 9811301948
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Book Excerpt:

This open access collection examines how higher education responds to the demands of the automation economy and the fourth industrial revolution. Considering significant trends in how people are learning, coupled with the ways in which different higher education institutions and education stakeholders are implementing adaptations, it looks at new programs and technological advances that are changing how and why we teach and learn. The book addresses trends in liberal arts integration of STEM innovations, the changing role of libraries in the digital age, global trends in youth mobility, and the development of lifelong learning programs. This is coupled with case study assessments of the various ways China, Singapore, South Africa and Costa Rica are preparing their populations for significant shifts in labour market demands – shifts that are already underway. Offering examples of new frameworks in which collaboration between government, industry, and higher education institutions can prevent lagging behind in this fast changing environment, this book is a key read for anyone wanting to understand how the world should respond to the radical technological shifts underway on the frontline of higher education.

STACS 92

STACS 92
Author: Alain Finkel,Matthias Jantzen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 620
Release: 1992-02-04
ISBN: 9783540552109
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

STACS 92 Book Excerpt:

This volume gives the proceedings of STACS 92. Topics include parallel algorithms, logic and semantics, computational geometry, automata and languages, structural complexity, complexity, distributed systems, algorithms, cryptography, VLSI, words and rewriting, and systems.

Actes Sixieme Conference Canadienne Sur L intelligence Artificielle

Actes  Sixieme Conference Canadienne Sur L intelligence Artificielle
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 265
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Artificial intelligence
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Actes Sixieme Conference Canadienne Sur L intelligence Artificielle Book Excerpt:

Of Boys and Men

Of Boys and Men
Author: Richard V. Reeves
Publsiher: Brookings Institution Press
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2022-09-27
ISBN: 0815739885
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Of Boys and Men Book Excerpt:

A positive vision for masculinity in a postfeminist world Boys and men are struggling. Profound economic and social changes of recent decades have many losing ground in the classroom, the workplace, and in the family. While the lives of women have changed, the lives of many men have remained the same or even worsened. Our attitudes, our institutions, and our laws have failed to keep up. Conservative and progressive politicians, mired in their own ideological warfare, fail to provide thoughtful solutions. The father of three sons, a journalist, and a Brookings Institution scholar, Richard V. Reeves has spent twenty-five years worrying about boys both at home and work. His new book, Of Boys and Men, tackles the complex and urgent crisis of boyhood and manhood. Reeves looks at the structural challenges that face boys and men and offers fresh and innovative solutions that turn the page on the corrosive narrative that plagues this issue. Of Boys and Men argues that helping the other half of society does not mean giving up on the ideal of gender equality.