FedEx Incorporating Artificial Intelligence in Trucks, Planes, Founder Fred Smith Says | Transport …

John Krzesinski/Flickr FedEx Corp. board member and author, Joshua Cooper Ramo, believes in the power of supercomputers, meganetworks and artificial intelligence to transform humanity. Ramo discussed his book “The Seventh Sense” during a panel discussion June 7 that included FedEx founder Fred Smith, fellow FedEx board member Brad Martin and University of Memphis President David Rudd. Ramo predicts more powerful networks, coupled with artificial intelligence, will revolutionize medicine, politics, transportation and many other aspects of the world. Smith, who launched FedEx in Memphis in 1973, agreed with Ramo’s premise and said the company is incorporating artificial intelligence-driven safety features into planes and trucks. Smith said he’s come to believe driverless vehicles “100% will happen” and will help put an end to carnage from highway accidents. “It’s not even in my mind a remote…


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