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AI and Future Jobs Study Published

TechCast points the way to avoid mass unemployment.

TechCast in DoD Publication

Founder Bill Halal discussed the benefits of "neuromorphic" chips for AI.

New Articles
Pivotal Moment in Business

Major institutional investors are rocking corporations, ranking social goals alongside profitability for the first time.

Legal Pot Nearing a Tipping Point

Sami Makelainen, editor of TechCast's Social Trends, sees important developments emerging from marijuana legalization in the years ahead.

Dark Side of Big Data

Author Syed Danish Ali worries that big data enables a variety of ethics-free marketing that makes sales and manufactures political consent, but encourages division and undermines civil society. Fortunately, a solution to the problem may be available.

Recent Research
OPAL: reconciling open innovation and data security

Nicolas de Cordes, Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye, and Zbigniew Smoreda, ranking data-security specialists, take on the difficult task of keeping individual data private while still giving access to those who need it—a deep, highly technical dive into one alternative to making individual data anonymous.

Will China Lead in AI?

National R&D strategies suggest the possibility, though not yet the probability, that global AI leadership could move East in the 2020s.

Autonomous Cars

TechCast expert Robert Finkelstein provides a comprehensive forecast of self-driving cars