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World-renowned expert in artificial intelligence (AI) Toby Walsh, recently gave a talk at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
The talk, entitled “Will Artificial Intelligence end jobs, wars or humanity?” covered a range of topics, including technology singularity, the Third Revolution of Warfare, and even the difference between AI, autonomy, and sentience. It’s a lecture that speaks for itself (pardon the pun).
“The fact that 47% of jobs risk automation does not translate to 47% unemployed. There will also be jobs created.”
According to Professor Walsh, even the job of journalism isn’t safe from AI.
For those of you who missed it, you can listen to it here.
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