Robots will push unemployment to 50%, according to a professor

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  • Posted: February 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Years to come everything will be done by robots, and in this digital age anything can be printed or extracted from a metal. In addition, artificial intelligence makes work easier since everything will be close cousins. The most affected area is the employment sector.

Soon, everybody will be part of a human-robot and most jobs will done by artificial beings, according to Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil. Anyway, it’s a relief to find out that people will only indulge in affordable stuff like eating, sleeping and showering.

Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi provides that within 30 years, machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

“We are approaching a time when machines will be able to outperform humans at almost any task,” Vardi said. “I believe that society needs to confront this question before it is upon us: If machines are capable of doing almost any work humans can do, what will humans do?”

Computer is taking over the world and humanity will rot in the bush. Who will stop this revolution? May be Trump will have the power to discontinue artificial intelligence research.

Ideally, smart technology is supposed to complement what human beings can do, but these devices are going to outsmart people, which they have already done.

“The question I want to put forward is, ‘Does the technology we are developing ultimately benefit mankind? A typical answer is that if machines will do all our work, we will be free to pursue leisure activities.” He said.

The professor believes that everybody must work and to attain his or her goals for a better living.

“I do not find this a promising future, as I do not find the prospect of leisure-only life appealing. I believe that work is essential to human well-being,” Vardi said. “Humanity is about to face perhaps its greatest challenge ever, which is finding meaning in life after the end of ‘In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread. We need to rise to the occasion and meet this challenge before human labor becomes obsolete.”

Tech companies across the globe are using artificial intelligence to enhance their devices. Google, Facebook, Samsung and other companies have committed themselves to artificial intelligence progress that seems unbound by anything other than current technical possibility. It’s hard to see their vision as anything other than clever people dabbling with little understanding of the consequences.

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Erick Vateta
Tech Editor at Kachwanya.com
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