The Upcoming Army of Recruiting Chatbots

by David Essex Artificial Intelligence is the new digital divide. Bots screen résumés in a fraction of the time, and emotion analytics weeds out corporate killjoys. So why rely on humans to make hiring decisions? Ever since a girl in high school told me that I should smile more often, I've wondered if my normal …

Getting Smart for a Fair Society

by Richard Watson I’m a fan of Slow Education, which, like Slow Food, teaches us to take our time. Both Slow Food and Slow Education are people-centric, reflective and aim to ensure that individuals appreciate where the things they consume come from. Both emphasise the importance of local difference, craft and quality over standardised production …

Riding Shotgun with Autonomous Vehicles

by Rohit Talwar and Alexandra Whittington Bold predictions and skeptical challenges abound regarding the speed with which autonomous vehicles could emerge. The evangelists believe we could see a rapid evolution from ‘level 1’ function specific automation of tasks - such as stability control - through to ‘level 4’ fully self-driving vehicles. Indeed, in early 2017 …