Advances in robotics and artificial intelligence need to be managed


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  • Saturday, 17 Jun 2017

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FOR the moment at least, automation is occurring all too slowly.

The displacement of workers by machines ought to be bringing on a consistent rise in productivity and a faster growing economy. This is not happening in the US, Europe and Japan as well as in most parts of the world, including Malaysia – all being persistently disappointed with the outcomes. Experts warn that rapid advances in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) could destroy millions of jobs and pose a “Terminator” style threat to human life as we know it.

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