AI on the job

Although, there is increasing automation—especially for jobs that entail repetitive tasks, for instance, self-driving cars—there is still time before artificial evolution allows machines to turn our lives into a sci-fi movie gone horribly wrong. What differentiates us from machines is not our ability to think, but our ability to reason and to make cross connections between two unrelated phenomenons. There is no doubt that machines have been getting smarter and now, there are concerns that they may take over work from humans. So, while Percy Spencer, inventor of the microwave, could figure out that micro waves from an active radar could be used for heating food, a machine would have just dismissed the accident as a black swan event. Although, there is increasing automation—especially for jobs that entail repetitive tasks,…


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