AI to Create More Jobs Than It Eliminates
December 15, 2017 – Artificial Intelligence predictions to replace millions of middle- and low-level workforce in various industries is nothing new. Many firms and individuals highlight the threat machines could bring to our lives and to existing jobs.
Naturally, we elaborate on the future of machines and the full extend this transformation will bring to each of us – and to our jobs. (Read more about this here). We seem to forget to look at the complete picture and the opportunities ahead of us!
“Unfortunately, most calamitous warnings of job losses confuse AI with automation — that overshadows the greatest AI benefit — AI augmentation — a combination of human and artificial intelligence, where both complement each other.” – Svetlana Sicular, Research Vice President at Gartner.
According to the press release by Gartner on December 13, 2017, Artificial Intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates by 2020, generate almost $3 trillion in business value and recover over 6 billion hours of worker productivity by 2021.
For the full press release read more on Gartner.