The majority of UK firms are lagging behind in adopting artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, leading to a widening digital divide, according to new research by the University of Leeds. The research, conducted by the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (Digit), indicates that only 36% of UK employers have invested in AI and machine-learning technologies such as industrial robots, chat bots, smart assistants, and cloud computing over the past five years.
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Exposure to increased automation through robotics at work increases the risk of unemployment and decreases wealth accumulation, particularly for less educated households, finds new research from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
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According to new global research from Digital Intelligence company ABBYY, 6-in-10 (61%) employees say their job is made more difficult through trouble accessing data in documents and nearly a quarter (24%) lose a full day of productivity per week searching documents for information they need to serve customers.