The AI Race

How will artificial Intelligence change your job? From truck drivers to lawyers and doctors, new research shows how much of what you do could be done by robots.

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The AI Race

The Passionate Eye

How will artificial Intelligence change your job? New research shows how much of what you do could be done by robots. The AI Race provides insights on how the workplace will change in the coming years and it’s not just physical labour, professions like law and medicine could change just as much. 

The AI Race speaks to international leaders in the field including Google's Research Director Peter Norvig, an icon among AI researchers, who say the pace of change could be "a shock to the system" that will be "hard to recover from". One leading AI scientist, Toby Walsh, asks whether we need boundaries around how AI is developed and used in our lives.

Economist Andrew Charlton says "Hundreds of thousands of jobs we do today will be replaced by machines...I don't think everyone needs to become a coder. If AI is any good, machines will be better at writing code than humans. People need to work with the output of those machines and turn it into valuable services."

The AI Race brings workers face to face with AI experts to quiz them about what the future might look like and how they can prepare. Other interviews include US-based Australian data scientist Jeremy Howard, who brilliantly describes the wonderful and terrifying implications of AI, and Cathy O'Neil, the US author of Weapons of Math Destruction who believes AI could be used to undermine democracy.
 

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The AI Race

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