AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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Is the Chinese billionaire Jack Ma using AI to create dystopian cities? | Alfie Bown

News that tech giant Ma is a member of Communist party of China should set alarm bells ringing – and not just in ChinaOn the outskirts of Hangzhou, eastern China, in Alibaba’s Cloud Town, a Silicon Valley-style working and leisure hub, cutting-edge res…

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‘Tech tax’ necessary to avoid dystopia, says leading economist

Exclusive: Jeffrey Sachs warns AI could lead to wealth being concentrated in the hands of a few thousand peopleA “tech tax” is necessary if the world is to avoid a dystopian future in which AI leads to a concentration of global wealth in the hands of a…

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