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Monday, August 22, 2016

Impact of AI on Jobs

Thoughtful piece with many interesting links.  Good this pointed me back to Irving Wladawsky-Berger's blog.  Was on a panel with him in the 90s.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A collection of observations, news and resources on the changing nature of innovation, technology, leadership, and other subjects. ... 

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History
The June 25 issue of The Economist includes a special report on artificial intelligence.  AI has been making extraordinary progress in the past few years.  It’s ironic that after years of frustration with AI’s missed promises, many now worry that its mighty power is now upon us while we still don’t know how to properly deploy it.  Some fear that at some future time, a sentient, superintelligent general AI might pose an existential threat to humanity.  But while being dismissive of such dire concerns, many experts worry that the real threat is that AI advances could lead to widespread economic dislocation. ... " 

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