AI may replace humans in lower-middle skilled jobs

Lower and middle-skilled roles, such as routine manual or data processing jobs, are at risk from developing AI, according to a report published by the Government Office for Science. Outlining some of the possible implications of AI, the report says new technologies such as machine learning, robotics, big data and autonomous systems could have huge implications for the economy and labour markets. It reads: “These technologies together can be seen as part of a new wave of ‘general purpose’ digital technologies, comparable to the steam engine, and the moving assembly line, with the potential to drive significant socio-economic change.” The extent and speed at which new technologies will impact the labour market is still uncertain, however. While a Deloitte study quoted by the report found that 35% of UK jobs will be affected…

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