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AI and robots aren't gunning for your job, White House economist says

AI and robots aren't gunning for your job, White House economist says | PC World | October 26, 2016
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October 26, 2016
Artificial intelligence and robots aren't coming for your job anytime soon, the U.S. White House's chief economic advisor says.Some technology experts worry about the economic impact of AI-powered computers and robots, but Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, predicts that AI will grow the economy instead of take jobs away. While some jobs may disappear, AI will create new jobs and consumer demand for new products and services, he said Wednesday at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference in Washington, D.C.Some studies have suggested that automation will replace half of all jobs in the coming years, but Furman questioned those predictions. While some jobs may disappear, AI will create new jobs and consumer demand for new products and services, he said Wednesday at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference in Washington, D.C.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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