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BlackKnight
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Another awesome article on technology destroying jobs

Post by BlackKnight » June 10th, 2015, 3:27 am

I remember talking about automation 10+ yrs ago before it him mainstream! Now the concept is all over the place! Hell, even on here if you look back 6 months people were saying automation was years away. Wrong again! :lol:

http://www.businessinsider.com/technolo ... sis-2015-6
Thanks to the efficiency of the internet and automated systems, productivity and GDP have grown during the last few decades, but the middle class and jobs are disappearing. In fact, we have reached a tipping point where technology is now destroying more jobs than it creates.
https://hbr.org/2015/06/beyond-automation
Suddenly, it seems, people in all walks of life are becoming very concerned about advancing automation. And they should be: Unless we find as many tasks to give humans as we find to take away from them, all the social and psychological ills of joblessness will grow, from economic recession to youth unemployment to individual crises of identity. That’s especially true now that automation is coming to knowledge work, in the form of artificial intelligence. Knowledge work—which we’ll define loosely as work that is more mental than manual, involves consequential decision making, and has traditionally required a college education—accounts for a large proportion of jobs in today’s mature economies. It is the high ground to which humanity has retreated as machines have taken over less cognitively challenging work. But in the very foreseeable future, as the Gartner analyst Nigel Rayner says, “many of the things executives do today will be automated.”
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Re: Another awesome article on technology destroying jobs

Post by Ghost » June 10th, 2015, 5:55 am

The idea of automation or that it was imminent is nothing new. It has been around for a long time...certainly a decade ago it was known. But that makes you a genius for talking about a known idea a decade ago? Sure, whatever you say, Paggy. Obviously automation is already happening and has been for quite some time. My doubt is whether we will get to 100% automation. In other words, is a true AI possible? Is an AI possible that can do all human work, surpass human capabilities, and dominate humanity? I'm ready to believe it, but I need to see it to believe it. But I'm sure you're working on an AI in your mom's basement....err, laboratory. Working on it in your laboratory...

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