In Ten Years, Robots Could Replace More Than 4 Million Workers

In Ten Years, #Robots Could Replace More Than 4 Million Workers on @futurism  #AI

  • A new study suggests that as many as four million human workers could be replaced by robots over the next decade.
  • Robots could replace human workers in up to four million jobs in Britain over the next decade, according to research conducted by UK market research firm YouGov on behalf of the Royal Academy of the Arts.
  • Chiefly, businesses have to make sure that the millions of workers who are replaced by robots and other automated systems aren’t left behind.
  • Many robots are simply better equipped to perform menial tasks than humans are.
  • Robots can raise overall productivity by doing the dirty, difficult, or otherwise unpleasant jobs that human workers would rather avoid.

A new study suggests that robots will replace as many as four million British workers in the next decade. Can we find new roles for these people to fill?
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3 guiding principles for ethical AI, from IBM CEO Ginni Rometty

.@IBM 's CEO Ginni Rometty sums up the principles for ethical #AI into three words

  • For IBM, the purpose of AI will be to aid humans, not replace them. “
  • Google uses DeepMind AI to reduce energy use at data centers and save money (TechRepublic)
  • We say cognitive, not AI, because we are augmenting intelligence,” Rometty said. “
  • Microsoft’s new breakthrough: AI that’s as good as humans at listening…
  • You must be clear as you build AI platforms how they are trained, and what data was used in training. “

At the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty laid out three principles to guide technologists for responsible AI use as cognitive abilities continue to develop.
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