According to the World Economics Forum’s The Future of Jobs 2018 report, machines will overtake humans in terms of performing more tasks at the workplace by 2025 — but there could still be 58 million net new jobs created in the next five years. The report notes that the growing skills for 2022 will include analytical thinking, creativity, critical thinking, complex problem solving, and systems analysis. Also: Can humans get a handle on AI? The Future of Jobs Report 2018 also identified 10 emerging jobs in 2022, including data analysts and scientists, AI and machine learning specialists and general and operation managers as the top 3 jobs. Also: How Facebook scales AI AI and advancements in automation may result in 75 million job displacements, but at the same time period another 133 million new roles will emerge where people and machines will co-exist, creating a net new 58 million jobs by 2022. The 2018 jobs report also forecasts that 42 percent of all current tasks in the workplace will be performed by machines in 2022, as compared to 29 percent in 2018. Also: Will AI need therapy in the future? CNET I recently had the privilege of meeting Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of Sinovation Venture’s Artificial Intelligence Institute, as he discussed his new book ‘AI Superpowers – China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order’ at my company’s annual conference Dreamforce. Sinovation Ventures, managing US$2 billion dual currency investment fund, is a… [Read full story]
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