Rise of the machines

To most of us, artificial intelligence exists only in futuristic sci-fi films; but to those in the know, it is getting closer to our everyday lives, and could even have its eye on our jobs.

1st February, 2015
12
Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson in a scene from the new thriller Ex Machina: could AI really take over the world?

Is a robot coming to take your job? You might not think so, but something mysterious and possibly sinister is happening at the cutting edge of technology that might make you change your mind.

The answer is that technology powered by types of AI is about to become a lot more commonplace, and those who understand what the implications of that could be want to make sure we do too.

From self-driving cars...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

TV Review: Psychological thriller lurches into realms of the ludicrous

Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks

Radio review: Counting the true cost of Valentine’s flowers

Appetite for Distraction: this week’s home entertainment