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AI Should Change What You Do — Not Just How You Do It
22/09/2020 09:00 PM | Click to read full article
The high unemployment numbers of the Covid-19 recession have obscured a systemic problem: the accelerating effect of automation on the workforce. Although salaries may fall in a crisis, shrinking revenues and the impact on the bottom line typically drive companies to invest in new technology rather than hiring people.
Social distancing requirements and stay-at-home orders may drive temporary labor shortages, forcing firms to leverage emerging technologies to get things done with fewer people.