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This week: The Economist reports on the advance of automation in businesses, a trading desk that went
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This week: The Economist reports on the advance of automation in businesses, a trading desk that went from 500 to 3 people, and Q&A with Cruise’s Head of AI.
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This report from The Economist Intelligence Unit explores the current and likely future progress of automation in organizations

Amazon’s Latest Experiment: Retraining Its Work Force - The New York Times

A Goldman Trading Desk That Once Had 500 People Is Down to Three - Bloomberg

Who’s Listening When You Talk to Your Google Assistant? - WIRED

Meet the Amazon Voice Designer Who Is the ‘Real Alexa’ - Fortune

A Q&A with Cruise’s head of AI, Hussein Mehanna - IEEE Spectrum

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