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AI isn't yet going to take your job - but you may have to work with it

By Danielle Abril

20 Mar 2023 · 9 min read

Editor's Note

Artificial intelligence is making its way across industries, changing jobs from retail to medicine to marketing, explains The Washington Post. How worried should we be about our future careers?

In a world of infallible artificial intelligence, computers could do most of our work for us. They could diagnose our illnesses in a second. Robots and autonomous vehicles could shop and deliver our groceries. Systems could ensure we don't break our budgets. AI could operate our transit - planes, trains and cars - without human assistance, and even make our dinner.

That's the vision of many AI enthusiasts. But the current reality is that while there has been progress, humans are still required to do most jobs. An AI could introduce problems to the workplace, creating risks for workers, their employers and customers, some experts say.

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