Robots Are Coming For Your Job: New Report Predicts That 8.6 Million U.S. Workers Will Be …

One of the biggest concerns surrounding artificial intelligence is that the technology will eliminate jobs as it becomes increasingly more sophisticated. According to a new report from Forrester Research, “intelligent agents and related robots” will eliminate 6 percent of U.S. jobs by 2021, wiping out, as The New York Post points out, 8.6 million jobs, or the equivalent of Florida’s entire workforce, in just five years. And that’s only the beginning of a “disruptive tidal wave” that will  swallow up millions more jobs in the coming decades. “By 2021, AI within intelligent agents will evolve significantly beyond today’s relatively simple machine learning and natural language processing (NLP),” reads the report. “Emerging applications will feature improved self-learning and more complex scenarios. As basic agents gain consumer adoption, next-generation AI will not power intelligent agents…


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