‘Overly specialised graduates risk replacement by machines’

Warning from Nick Jennings, AI expert and new vice-provost at Imperial College London Source: Getty Rise of the robots: ‘some jobs may disappear, many jobs will be augmented by AI’ Universities must not teach degree courses that are too specialised because of the risk that increasingly intelligent machines will put their graduates out of a job, the new vice-provost for research at Imperial College London has warned. Nick Jennings, who is a leading expert in artificial intelligence and was the UK government’s chief scientific adviser for national security for the past six years, said that universities instead needed to give their students a deep understanding of a subject so that they can continue to learn in the future.   His comments add to the debate around whether increasingly capable AI will replace…


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