Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Robot from The Terminator

Artificial intelligence – and the potential that such intelligence could be a danger to humanity – has been a staple of literary and cinematic horror for decades. Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927) featured a robot disguised as a young woman, who ended up toppling a city, a theme most recently captured in the remake of Battlestar Galactica […]

Data Science and the Open World Assumption

World

A funny thing happened in the last few years. We began to lose the Closed World Assumption. Now I can understand that this is not exactly huge, earth-shattering news; most people do not in fact realize that they’ve been using the Closed World Assumption to begin with. However, I’d contend that this event is having […]