Artificial Intelligence (AI) is simply intelligence exhibited by computers. With the momentum that AI is gathering, some jobs will become redundant or very few hands will be required to do same jobs.
In other cases, you may need to improve your skills. Whatever the case may be, we have identified five jobs that may be replaced by robots or computers.
To put this in perspective, AI will take 6% of jobs in 2021.
Taxi or personal drivers
Google, Uber and other tech companies are desperately working to ensure that cars will be able to drive themselves. If they eventually achieve this, drivers will not need to drive cars anymore. The right sensors and communication will drive you wherever your location.
The jobs of reporters, editors and content writers may not be under threat. But the number of hands needed to report or write a story will drop significantly. An AI called wordsmith can read through data or a disjointed story, pick out the interesting part and write a story. It has been used by Associated Press and Yahoo.
Entrepreneurs and business executives don’t actually need PAs anymore. AI-based programs can perform the functions of a PA.
AI is currently being used to identify some medical problems and recommend drugs for treatment. IT also helps you to keep track of your health for easy diagnosis in future. The advantage of AI is that there will be nothing like medical mistakes unlike when humans handle it.
Sorry, but customer service is one of the services that may not involve humans. Computers will be able to communicate with customers and provide relevant information to these same customers without hitches. There are quite a number of AI programs or software dedicated to customer service.
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Written by Damilola Faustino