Can robots be our friends?
Data is driving a revolution in business, with techniques such as robotic process automation (RPA) taking the drudgery out of work. But who will benefit, asks Jason Walsh
If there was a time when data didn’t matter, it must have been before the first human counted on their fingers: data, and the ability to record and analyse it, has always been at the centre of what it means to be human.
Today, though, with almost a century of developments in digital computing behind us, and, more recently, massive reductions in the cost of computation, storage and networking, data is being analysed in ways ...