A few days ago, in a blog post, I showed a robotic Nicholas Copernicus, who, if equipped with a sense of activities, could be your boss. Can you imagine having just such a boss – you walk into your manager’s office and there sits Nicholas Copernicus, as if he were alive. He’s talking to you about the previous week’s tasks, you’re planning the development of the project in the following months, until suddenly…. A teammate calls you and tells youContinue reading
In what company is the president already an artificial manager?
You come to work like every day, and there is a big commotion in your company. Chairs, desks and books are being carried out of the boss’s office. What is going on here? Doesn’t the director need it anymore? In fact, now his room may be completely empty, except perhaps for one chair, on which your new director will already sit…. Is this just a vision from a science-fiction movie? If you are employed by NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited, thenContinue reading
Should a robot manager look like Sophia?
Have you ever been on a date with a robot? I have been, or at least in a few cases I thought so. In the days of Tinder, you can meet people who can associate with a robot made by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, regardless of gender. The robot was the first to become a citizen of Saudi Arabia in October 2017, becoming the first robot to receive citizenship of any country. Sophia is endowed with artificial intelligence, can adaptContinue reading
HAL 9000 – how to win against the robot that is your boss?
Do you remember the computer that rebelled against humanity when it sent its spaceship Discovery One towards Jupiter to investigate the source of a strange signal related to the Monolith? I’m writing, of course, about the HAL 9000 computer from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, where the main character David Bowman, as the sole survivor of the ship’s crew, must defeat the rebellious machine-manager. How did this happen? Invented a few years earlier, a supercomputerContinue reading
The Tenerife disaster – can you build a robot manager based on management styles?
What if you could use leadership styles, or the individual behavioral style of a person in the role of boss, to build a copy of a given manager? Whether it be Steve Jobs, Henry Ford, Elon Musk or your team’s boss, it doesn’t matter. Imagine the consequences of choosing the qualities of just one man to build a manager who affects the operation of a company or the lives of hundreds of people. Not many people are interested in theContinue reading