/‘AI will take 20% of all jobs within five YEARS’

‘AI will take 20% of all jobs within five YEARS’

Key idea: While life-changing, some fear this AI (ChatGPT) and others will take over the job market.

Original author and publication date: Rob Waugh (Daily Mail)- January 20, 2023

Futurizonte Editor’s Note: One side of the issue is AI taking our jobs. The other side is what we should be doing to be ready for the new future.

From the article:   

The launch of ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot, late last year marked a new era in AI – and sparked widespread fears over the effect of artificial intelligence on the job market.

Its abilities to write poems, screenplays, take exams and simulate entire chat rooms have led some to suggest it could rapidly take over jobs in customer service, copywriting and even the legal profession.

Microsoft invested $10 billion in ChatGPT and said that the technology will change how people interact with computers.

‘I believe that ChatGPT could replace 20 percent of the workforce as is,’ AI expert Richard DeVere, Head of Social Engineering for Ultima, told DailyMail.com. ‘ChatGPT is no fad – it’s a new technological revolution.

‘Robots aren’t necessarily coming for your jobs, but a human with a robot will do. ‘This isn’t just a new fad like Bitcoin, NFTs or smart contact lenses – this is happening and it’s showing no sign of slowing down.’

DeVere continued: ‘It won’t be an overnight process where humans are automatically being replaced by robots – the first wave will be from less experienced people who are using AI tools to assist with their everyday tasks.’

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