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Why AI Will Not Abolish Work

Published On: January 26, 2020 10:50 AM NPT By: Andrea Komlosy

VIENNA – The diffusion of artificial intelligence (AI) across the economy has raised the possibility—and for many, the fear—that machines will eventually replace human work. They will not only perform an ever-larger share of mechanical operations, as we have been observing since the first Industrial Revolution, but will also coordinate work by establishing direct communication among machines (the so-called Internet of Things).