The “Next Inflection” Continued: Security Industry’s Deep Pockets for A.I.

Headline at Next Big Future:

Private police and security outnumber public police by five times and private security industry is $35 billion per year.

To extend the inflection metaphor — e.g. anticipating the kinds of jobs that won’t exist in the future? Artificial Intelligence entities will operate in the physical security space (patrols, monitoring and the like) very soon. Again it’s the issue of repeatable, consistent, measurable results that matters. The application of A.I. systems to “Intruder detection” will be wide spread (physical and cybernetic.)

http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2016/09/private-police-and-security-outnumber.html?m=1

Simply put it’s economics. If $35B per year can be re-allocated so that a large slice of the human resource expense picture is re-apportioned to capitalize investments in unsalaried / uninsured / retirement-less artificial resources? Profits will go up.

3 comments

  1. […] are skills that can be replicated in intelligent systems.  This resonates and reinforces our earlier posts that discuss how deep pockets of the security industry will fund early adoption of AI’s to protect assets and in the case of Travelers Insurance, […]

  2. […] blog to point out places where things will change. Within the economy, the worry is about jobs. This new inflection is places “knowledge workers” at risk. Recently, dialogues regarding “Where do people fit” have boiled themselves down to […]

  3. […] on assessing patterns and large amounts of Data.  An observation I make is that in the “Next Inflection” there will be net jobs lost to AI’s, as the drudgery of testing and evaluation are […]

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