Asking if AI is smarter than us is the wrong approach

Daniel Susskind, economist and author of A World Without Work, said AI is not able to be creative, empathetic, or use gut feeling, but it can make better judgement calls than humans.

What you may have missed from day one of CIPD Ace 2023

The HR magazine team headed to Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference (Ace) this week. Here’s what we learned on day one.  

AI will end all jobs, Elon Musk says

Speaking at Bletchley Park AI summit last week (2 November) technology billionaire Elon Musk said no one will have to work once AI is fully developed.

Ryanair social media manager resigns over company culture

Michael Corcoran, who built Ryanair’s sarcastic social media brand, alleged that the airline has a toxic culture which led him to resign.

AI Summit needs to address ‘here and now’ threats, TUC says

Rishi Sunak has promised the AI Summit (1-2 November) at Bletchley Park will address future threats from AI, but workers' rights organisations have called the event a missed opportunity to face...

Rishi Sunak says AI is a ‘co-pilot’ rather than risk to jobs

In a speech yesterday (26 October) on the future of AI, prime minister Rishi Sunak said AI at work should be considered a ‘co-pilot’ rather than a risk to jobs.

Best of HR Books: October 2023

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

AI regulations: How can HR get ahead?

The next frontier in HR technology is AI regulation, according to John Rood, founder of compliance platform Proceptual.

Why we need a new model for HR, part five

The story (almost) concludes - HR 3.0 Part 5: systems designers and people operations.

What's new in learning and development technology for 2023

The need for engaging, personalised and remote learning is driving rapid developments in the world of learning and development (L&D). The HR editorial team rounds up the latest in AI from some of the...

Day two highlights from Unleash World 2023

Unleash World conference is back in Paris for 2023, featuring plenty of discussions around AI, skills and training and talent management.

Day one highlights from Unleash World 2023

Unleash World conference is back in Paris for 2023, featuring plenty of discussions around AI, skills and training and talent management.