Millions of Americans Have Lost Jobs in the Pandemic—And Robots and AI Are Replacing Them Faster Than Ever

A recent Time article offers an incursion into the problem of the changing job market when the pandemic seems to be accelerating the use of artificial intelligence and robotization.

This pandemic has created a very strong incentive to automate the work of human beings. Machines don’t fall ill, they don’t need to isolate to protect peers, they don’t need to take time off work.

Daniel Susskind, fellow in economics at Balliol College, University of Oxford, and author of A World Without Work: Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond. “

Although the particular case of the United States is being studied, it raises questions that can easily be transposed elsewhere on the role of AI (and the place of humans) in the labor market of tomorrow.

The complete article can be read here

This content has been updated on 13 August 2020 at 18 h 43 min.

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