“That’s a nice mug of coffee you got there. It’d be a shame if anything happened to it.
”Those are words you never want to hear from your IoT-connected coffee maker. Plus: Catch up on how COVID-19 and automation are affecting the future of work and how the IoT is driving change in business processes. And when AI helps create a work of art, is the AI the artist – or just another widget in the artist’s toolbox?
Here are your quick pre-weekend reads on what's new in field service, automation, and your favorite technologies:
- Sure, you can’t be held responsible for any criminal acts you might commit before you’ve had your morning coffee. So how do you think your IoT-connected coffee maker feels – it doesn’t even get to drink the stuff at all. Don’t be surprised if someday it gets fed up and goes rogue.
- In the post-COVID world, the role of automation will have an even bigger impact on the future of work.
- As the IoT has matured, it’s become more than just a “thing” – it’s become an essential tool for doing business. Not only has the IoT been essential for helping to keep operations humming during the pandemic, but 74% of those surveyed by Vodafone say it has changed their core business strategy for the better.
- The World Economic Forum weighs in on how AI is driving change in risk management and compliance issues.
- When AI software is included on the placard describing a piece of art hanging in a gallery, should it be as the name of the artist – or in the description of the media used by the artist?
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