Billionaire: AI could put workers ‘out to pasture’

In the not-too-distant future, humans in the workplace could go the way of the horse-and-buggy because of the “exponential growth of artificial intelligence,” billionaire Jeff Greene said Thursday. “When we first had the internal combustion engine — the horseless carriages, the car was called — look at all the horses they just put out to pasture,” he said, making an ominous comparison to the present-day advances in automation. “We are going to be destroying jobs at a record clip.” “The way software, computers, robots are taking over … what’s going to happen more and more is the American worker is going to be marginalized,” Greene told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” in an interview. Read MoreUS job openings total 5.5 million in September “Artificial intelligence (AI), right now, can do the task…


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