Category Archives: Jobs

The Impact of AI and Automation on Jobs Now and in the Future

Amazon announced last week that it will spend $700 million to train about 100,000 workers in the US by 2025, helping them move into more highly skilled jobs. The New York Times observed that with this program Amazon is acknowledging that ”advances in automation technology … Continue reading

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AI by the numbers, April 2019

Enterprise adoption and attitudes: Some progress, some FOMO 25% of businesses surveyed have implemented cognitive technologies such as AI or machine learning, either as pilot projects or as long-term strategies; 41% are using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) extensively or across … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: AI and Jobs

A recent Forrester Research report, Predictions 2018: Automation Alters The Global Workforce, outlines 10 predictions about the impact of AI and automation on jobs, work processes and tasks, business success and failure, and software development, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance. Read more … Continue reading

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AI, Automation, Robotics, and Jobs

Nothing gets the Silicon Valley-obsessed media more excited than watching the online mud-wrestling of two tech titans, especially when the fight is over the hottest topic of the day: Will AI destroy our jobs or will it be a force … Continue reading

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Jobs Displaced by AI and Automation

You will find more statistics at Statista McKinsey Global Institute’s latest report, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation (PDF–5MB), assesses the number and types of jobs that might be created under different scenarios through 2030 … Continue reading

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Deep Learning, Not AI, Most Effective Term in Job Listings

Textio: These phrases appear to be following the pattern of big data before them. As AI language has become more common in job ads, the less interesting it has become to potential job applicants. No surprise: when everyone is using the same language, … Continue reading

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AI and Automation Creating and Destroying Jobs

Greg Ip: History and economics show that when an input such as energy, communication or calculation becomes cheaper, we find many more uses for it. Some jobs become superfluous, but others more valuable, and brand new ones spring into existence. Why … Continue reading

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