Feb 21, 2017

A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, employment, policy, robotics/AI

“The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend this job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative or supervisory roles remaining.” — Stephen Hawking.

Automation is inevitable. But we still have time to take action and help displaced workers.

Automation is accelerating. The software powering these robots becomes more powerful every day. We can’t stop it. But we can adapt to it.

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  1. NIPSZX says:

    Change the word “automation” to inflation and you have the real hidden crisis the U.S. is dealing with right now! Automation is still down the road, if we don’t deal with the inflation first, the automation will not matter.