Computers in Human Behavior, an academic journal on human-computer interaction, published an interesting article titled “When computers take the lead: The automation of leadership". It describes how computers today have taken over work traditionally handled by human boss, such as scheduling duty and dispatching tasks.
In a recent article, Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu of the Chinese University of Hong Kong referred to the vast amount of data collected by advanced diagnostic technology. For example, capsule endoscopy can complete an entire small intestine examination, in contrast to using endoscopic lens, and take more than 5,000 images in a six-hour operation. 繼續閱讀
Currently, most artificial intelligence (AI) can only specialize in a certain scope. AlphaGo can beat the world’s top-ranked Go master while Watson can identify cancer cells within seconds, but I am afraid neither is able to guide you to the best restaurant in the neighborhood or to book a hotel room for you. According to the famous Turing Test, if a computer is able to make you believe that “it" is human, it is artificial intelligence. 繼續閱讀
The International Monetary Fund expects that Hong Kong’s GDP per capita will reach US$46,000 (about HK$360,000) by 2018, ranking 20th in the world, higher than New Zealand, France, and the United Kingdom. However, in the World Happiness Report released by the United Nations earlier this year, Hong Kong’s ranking remains disappointing, down five places from last year to the 76th. 繼續閱讀