29 September, 2017
Why Artificial Intelligence Will Stimulate Demand For Skilled Thinkers
There are many differing opinions on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on our worklives, from dazzling to dystopian.
Bill Gates, for one, sees the bright side of things. “Think of all the time we spend manually organizing and performing mundane activities, from scheduling meetings to paying the bills,” he writes in the foreword to Satya Nadella’s new book, Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone, “In the future, an AI agent will know that you are at work and have ten minutes free, and then help you accomplish something that is high on your to-do list. AI is on the verge of making our lives more productive and creative.”