The legal services sector is not immune from the impact of technology. Neither is it immune to its perceived utility and value by both consumers and businesses. All sectors of enterprise go through a phase where tradition, specialist skills and powerful franchises appear to provide genetic protection from external pathogens! Caveat venditor!
When first starting to think of the implications of large-scale Artificial Intelligence (AI), it is impossible to escape the conversation of ethics. Nearly 70 years ago, science fiction writers like Philip K. Dick and Isaac Asimov imagined worlds where AI was fully integrated within human society and, even in their tales of fantasy, they felt the need or desire to address ethical concerns.
The Journal of Engineering and Technology Management has conducted research into attitudes of driverless cars in a closed environment, analysing the underlying factors affecting trust in driverless cars. The technology is seen as being a huge disruptor in the next technology revolution but a lack of trust is a principal barrier to its wide-scale adoption.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming ever-present, integrating with everyday technologies as well as assisting the operations of huge global businesses. In the future it promises to revolutionise areas such as healthcare, education, and transport. In becoming so widespread, there emerges a need to ensure that AI behaves in an ethical manner to minimise harm and maximise benefits.
According to the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Aerospace Forecast Fiscal Report 2018-2038, air travel is in a strong place and will continue to grow over the next two decades. The report examines all of American aviation, including the emerging area of unmanned aviation, trends around the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector and is targeted at both hobbyists and commercial operators.