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Why AI Isn't The Robot Apocalypse For Jobs
By Michael Hickins
September 8, 2017,
Volume 235, Issue 1

Michael writes in Forbes, "Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence aren't the enemy of jobs after all. New technologies actually end up creating different, higher-paying jobs than the ones they replace, according to new research.

Fears of 'technological unemployment,' a term coined by renowned economist John Maynard Keynes in 1930, and recently popularized by MIT Sloan professors Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, are rampant. The worry is that computer-driven automation will take over repetitive tasks across a swath of industries, from retail and financial services to manufacturing and, maybe sooner than we realize, taxicabs and trucking..."

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