The New Stack | Evil Robots Aside, the Drive to Autonomy Looks Promising
Oct 02, 2018
Publication: The New Stack
Title: Evil Robots Aside, the Drive to Autonomy Looks Promising
Author: Evan Kaplan
Abstract: In this article, published by The New Stack, InfluxData CEO Evan Kaplan discusses why the end goal of many human-designed systems – autonomy – is promising. He notes that various industries are racing toward implementing autonomous systems and cites self-driving vehicles as an example. He also discusses autonomous systems in the IT space and in manufacturing. Kaplan describes the era following the “Information Economy” as the “Automation Economy.” Then he proceeds to outline the four steps to an autonomous system as well as the data considerations involved in designing such a system.