AI and Jobs: What's The Net Effect?

Artificial intelligence has arrived, and projections show its impact on the workforce will be substantial in the coming years However, unlike dire predictions of the past showing a future where #AI takes more and more jobs, current projections show a more mixed picture, as it's becoming clear that the rise of #AI will also create jobs, perhaps more than it eliminates. A lack of qualified experts will create exciting job opportunities but also create a somewhat murky future for companies that need experts to run #AI-powered systems, according to research from both #Gartner and O'Reilly. According to #Gartner's research, #AI will create more jobs than it eliminates by 2020. However, industries will be affected at different rates. The healthcare field, for example, will see a significant rise in jobs, as will education. Manufacturing labor, on the other hand, will likely be hit hard, as #AI systems are able to eliminate many jobs in the field, and this trend show no signs of reversing. Overall, [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made

However, those excited about using #AI systems at work may need to temper their excitement.
There’s no clear line between #AI systems and other statistical-based computer systems, but Big Data and other technologies share significant similarities with the type of #AI coming online.
Jobs, in particular, can be replaced by #AI systems, and many fear a future where there simply aren’t enough jobs for people to work.
Furthermore, it’s likely that the number of jobs made redundant by #AI will be offset by jobs requiring #AI expertise.
Artificial intelligence is rolling out in an unprecedented manner, and more and more people will be using #AI systems for their daily jobs.

Opinion… * Man-Made

According to #Gartner, #AI will create more jobs than it will eliminate by 2020. And towards 2025, their research even shows a net gain of two million jobs. #Trend

Source: Technative