AI BRIEFS : July 2019

Translation advances are now posing a risk to jobs | VERDICT | July 31, 2019 | ‘Ofer Shoshan, CEO of translation company One Hour Translation expects that “by 2022 most business translations will be carried out by NMT engines, which will be largely near free-of-charge, with human post-editing”.’

The Journalism AI global survey: what we’ve learned so far | POLIS | July 17, 2019 | by Fabio Chiusi and Charlie Beckett| ‘As one respondent put it, AI simply does not work without “us” — and reasonably won’t for quite some time.’

Amazon to Retrain a Third of Its U.S. Workforce | WSJ | July 11, 2019 | by Chip Cutter | ‘As technology reshapes roles, the online retailer plans to train 100,000 workers in new skills, from machine learning to nursing’ 

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