Job disruptions to be expected as AI advances

“Despite an increase in automation or AI, some consumers will place a premium on human interaction or service, and some will shirk certain technologies because of security risks—like the major cyberattacks that took place at leisure and hospitality institutions in Las Vegas this year, said Andrew Woods, director of UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

“The idea that we’re going to get rid of all human workers, I think, is overblown,” he said.

What’s important to note, as well, is that AI may disrupt jobs—but it’s not going to destroy them, Woods said, citing similar technological advancements over the years that have not overrun the workforce.”

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