Robots Taking More Jobs? Google, Facebook, Apple, Samsung Among Tech Giants Using Artificial …

Robots and other artificial intelligence will replace humans for many service industry jobs as some of the world’s technology companies expand their improving research, according to a business consulting firm’s new report. New York-based Forrester Research says six percent of jobs could be filled by “early-stage intelligent agents,” or IAs, by 2021 as tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, and Apple continue to develop smarter, algorithm-based bots like Siri and Alexa. It also named industries like trucking and taxis, which could see revolutionary technology like self-driving cars replace humans. “By 2021, a disruptive tidal wave will begin,” Brian Hopkins, vice president at Forrester, wrote in the report. “Solutions powered by AI/cognitive technology will displace jobs, with the biggest impact felt in transportation, logistics, customer service, and consumer services.” Facebook and Google are reportedly on…


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