The New Electricity

Artificial intelligence is coming soon to reshape your business—and the world

IT’S 1890. YOU OWN A SMALL insurance company that sells accident protection and marine policies. Your business is growing quickly but faces one key challenge: There’s no electric light. Your productivity rises and sets with the sun. (Gas lamps are available, but they’re dangerous, messy, and not that bright.)

Then you get word of a new set of interlocking technologies that promises to

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