Artificial intelligence to put many entry-level jobs ‘at risk,’ study says

(Getty Images/iStockphoto) New developments in artificial intelligence and robotics put 42 per cent of Canadian workers at high risk of seeing their jobs disappear or significantly changed in the next two decades, a new report concludes.While advancing computerization has already made some jobs obsolete, the rapid development of artificial intelligence is poised to become a new “inflection point” for more dramatic job change over the next 10 to 20 years, said Sean Mullin, executive director of the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University. (Is your job at risk? Find out here.)Mr. Mullin said computers are expected to take on jobs that previously required higher “cognitive skills” as new technology allows machines to learn on their own and apply their knowledge.“If that even partially comes true, we’re going…


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