Former Google vice president warns AI will be ‘very bad for society’ as it will leave millions of workers jobless – but expects plumbers will be safe from the controversial technology

Ex-Google vice president Geoffrey Hinton: ‘People get self-respect from jobs’

He called for universal basic income to pay for rent and stop people starving

Published: 19:57 EDT, 18 May 2024 | Updated: 20:07 EDT, 18 May 2024 A tech pioneer behind the rise of AI has said that citizens should be paid a universal basic income to counter the controversial technology’s devastating effect on jobs.Former Google vice president Geoffrey Hinton said AI and robots would be ‘very bad for society’ because the millions of workers left jobless by the technology will not enjoy the wealth resulting from […]

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