Fear of Redundancy

The threat of losing my job felt Very, Very Very Real.

The conversation with Tina, was being magnified by my mind with what I was reading in the news everyday … how many $$$$$ millions are invested in a new tech ‘Unicorns’ … sending stock markets soaring …

How Artificial Intelligence and robotics is replacing thousands of costly human beings resources, with machines that work 24/7 and don’t take vacations or the weekends off.

1200, 2000, 1500 people lost their jobs to automation… Read the headlines…

A McKinsey study compared the Industrial Revolution of the early 19th century with AI’s disruption of society – saying the AI Revolution is happening 10 times faster and at 300 times the scale –  That’s 3000 times the impact! This rapid progress in the AI revolution raises the questions: Will we be able to adapt at this speed? Will the human race survive?

and will I be able to put food on the table…?

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates Warn About Artificial Intelligence http://observer.com/2015/08/stephen-hawking-elon-musk-and-bill-gates-warn-about-artificial-intelligence/

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