While one half of the world is getting excited about AI, the other half is worried about the jobless future. It’s a true fact that some of the most cutting edge autonomous robots can completely do what a human can do! It will never be a surprise if the factories and industries employ robots instead of humans as they would offer high accuracy and efficiency.
The impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on employment opportunities have always been a topic of speculation. Research are taking place is diminish the fear.
A report generated by Gartner suggests that by 2020, AI & Robotics would generate an estimated 2.3 million jobs globally. This was calculated by taking into account the 1.8 million jobs made simpler by automation.
ET reported this interesting story of a teacher named Mathi who was forced to quit her job due to health issues and various other problems. Sad, but this is how AI and the latest technologies rescued Mathi from being unemployed. Today, she is making money with data labeling and she exclaims that she earns more than what her teaching professional used to provide.
Her data labeling career started from a youtube video by scanning videos, marks & labels objectes encountered by self-driven cars. The output obtained is used to artificial intelligence algorithms powering such cars. She is also one of the anonymous workers helping many companies in the US.
The AI and automation and meant to make our work easier and turn human lives better. It is very important for us to work using the technologies and not let those technologies truncate our existence.