President Obama Warns That Artificial Intelligence Could Devastate The Job Market

Getty Image Barack Obama is just like us, for he too fears a robot uprising. The Commander in Chief guest-edited the recent issue of Wired and talked about the emergence of artificial intelligence in the world. Obama sat down with MIT’s Media Lab Director Joi Ito and Wired Magazine Editor in Chief Scott Dadich for an all-encompassing interview about what is next for AI technology. Obama said he is a bit nervous that AI is seeping into our lives, but doesn’t feel that the robot apocalypse is coming this way anytime soon. However, he does feel they could take over some jobs: “If properly harnessed, it [AI] can generate enormous prosperity and opportunity. But it also has some downsides that we’re gonna have to figure out in terms of not…


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