As technology advances, people question its impact on jobs and employment. People have wondered how technologies like Artificial intelligence (AI) and robots will revolutionize job search and acquisition in different industries globally.
This concern has become important following the accelerated pace of automation and digitalization in different sectors. In this article, we will discuss some of the positive effects that the rise of AI and robots may bring to the employment landscape. Tools for Humans
There’s a possibility that AI will serve as tools for humans to perform their jobs better. For instance, the sports industry uses AI technologies that […]
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Pessimistic predictions about the threat to jobs from technology are nothing new. One frequently cited study published in 2013 predicted that up to 47 per cent of jobs in the US would be removed by automation over a 20-year period The strikes by hundreds of Amazon workers at the company’s Coventry warehouse in the English Midlands have brought into relief some of the problems of work in today’s high-tech society. While primarily focused on pay, the workers are pushing back against long hours and an automated surveillance system that times how long they take to do each task, as […]
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Workers at Amazon fulfilment centres are under enormous pressure. Robert Melen/Alamy The strikes by hundreds of Amazon workers at the company’s Coventry warehouse in the English Midlands have brought into relief some of the problems of work in today’s high-tech society.
While primarily focused on pay, the workers are pushing back against long hours and an automated surveillance system that times how long they take to do each task, as well as going to the toilet. It all contributes to a high pressure and intensive work environment – plus more accidents .
We have much to learn from this painful situation […]
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Photo by Ernie Journeys on Unsplash So I recently read this article:
Luddites and AI
Capitalism aims to convert ambition to success. Its alchemy of incentives fosters a relentless pursuit of economic… medium.com which says In 1850 farming made up 3 in 5 U.S. jobs. By 1970 that number was less than 1 in 20. From tractors to pesticides to preservatives, technological innovation was the creative destroyer that eliminated most jobs in America. But the void was filled by … everything else. Entire sectors were created that employed tens of millions of Americans. and displays this diagram Interesting. Because […]
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Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog,
My projections are: less high-quality work gets done; less work of any quality gets done; those carrying most of the weight burn out and quit and everyone wonders why the quality of goods and services is sinking to new lows.
Since we only keep track of what we measure, whatever isn’t easily quantifiable isn’t even on the radar screen. While we measure the number and type of jobs and the percentage of the populace who are employed, etc., the less quantifiable characteristics of work and jobs are not widely […]
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Mónica Quintana and David Alayón, authors of Upgrade, decided to place themselves “in the opportunity of the quarter” and focus their book as a guide to developing “future-proof” professional skills in complex times, with one hand to hyperspecialization and, together with vocation. the other, multidisciplinary or neogeneral profiles. Alejandra de la Fuente, writer @shitjobs and La España Precaria, talks about a culture of fear, conformity and precariousness, sometimes adorned with anglicisms that make it look modern – freelancers, digital nomads, friganismo (taking food from the garbage). Lucía Ortiz de Zárate, researcher of Ethics and AI, the Government at the […]
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David Hanson is no stranger to going against the grain.
A PwC survey of 10,000 global workers found that 73 percent believe that technology will never replace the human mind but Hanson, the Founder and CEO of the eponymously named Hanson Robotics, has a contrary view.
“I don’t see why somebody would conclude that technology will never replace the human mind,” he says adamantly.“The term ‘never’ becomes quaint over time. For instance, ‘we will never fly’ or ‘we will never need computers with greater than X number of megabytes or kilobytes’.”The sculptor turned robotics designer has a history of breaking new […]
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While AI could upend jobs, an expert sees opportunity | Rush Hour Artificial intelligence (AI) has been chipping away at jobs for years, but many jobs in the U.S. could now be on the line. Amazon Fresh grocery stores have been without cashiers from the beginning but new research shows they’re not the only workers facing elimination. Even job recruiters are at risk. One tech expert said the recent rollout of ChatGPT is a major inflection point. More from #RushHour: https://www.newsnationnow.com/joinus CONNECTING… LOS ANGELES ( NewsNation ) — Artificial intelligence (AI) has been chipping away at jobs for years, […]
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Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, has announced the company’s latest development in AI-powered robots during Tesla’s Investor Day event.
Musk said the company’s robot, known as " Optimus ," may outnumber humans in the future. This news has created a buzz in the tech community, as many are eager to see how Tesla’s latest innovation will shape the future of automation.
See AlsoMusk revealed that Tesla is making significant progress in developing its AI-powered robots. The robots, which will be called Optimus, are set to be deployed in the coming years and will be designed to handle various tasks , such as […]
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