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2001 is long past and much of industry is making ‘space’ in the UK’s future ‘Industrial Odyssey’ that will be based on HAL’s ‘descendants’
A CBI survey in association with IBM reveals that while many UK firms lead the way, the digital gap grows bigger.  Nearly half of firms believe the current wave of Artificial Intelligence will be transformational & widespread; fundamentally transforming the industry and markets they work in.  However, only a third feel their business has the skills to adopt data-driven technologies, so the UK must act quickly to bridge the knowledge gap as international competition heats up.
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CBI: Half of firms expect AI to transform their industry

Although ‘1984’ is history, deep down most of us still have a ‘fear’ of ‘Big Brother’ and ‘self-willed’ robots

The Golden Thread: A study of the contribution of the project profession to the UK’s economy