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Amy Webb
Recommend you read this back and forth between and . Yang is right here. The issue isn't techno-fatalism or techno-hype. Any data-driven model shows technological unemployment rising and social safety nets declining. We've passed equilibrium.
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Bill McBain Jun 17
I’m with on this. The scariest part is who will be replaced. It’s easy for educated white collar folks to imagine the robot arms in factories replacing line workers. An uncomfortable truth will be realized when they observe capabilities of AI & look in the mirror.
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Amy Webb Jun 17
And when business models for professional services firms fail. That's an enormous population currently generating positive downstream economic opportunity.
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Donna C🧢 Jun 17
I suspect it will take the next recession for many to realize AI/ automation’s impact on unemployment. Many journalists, academics, political pundits are slow to tune in to this because their jobs tend to be non-routine cognitive so they are not personally affected.
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Sergi Beltrol Jun 17
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Author/Businessman Kev Jun 17
Job skills transition linearly while tech advances exponentially. Where those lines meet on a graph - we're past that.
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Zaza🧢 Jun 17
Replying to @amywebb @Yang4M and 2 others
“Any data-driven model shows...” Yang was talking about the but some just didn’t want to listen
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GrazMC 🧢🦅💰 Jun 17
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Dcofosho Jun 17
Thank you Amy Webb for joining this discussion with this excellent point! We have passed equilibrium and need to act!
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Kumara📎Republic↙️↙️↙️ Jun 17
As posted numerous times before, the real problem is tax-dodging rent-seekers...
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Tim Morgan Jun 17
I agree. Marshall Brain wrote a fictionalized exploration of this scenario back in 2003 that everyone here should read. It contrasts how AI could enable either collapse into zero-sum techno- feudalism or unleash a new positive-sum humanistic era:
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