Brad Wardell, CEO of software company Stardock with a speciality in artificial intelligence, warns that the automation revolution is happening right now and we're not ready for it. Wardell is worried that as society ignores each warning it passes, the masses will eventually find themselves completely unemployed and entirely under the control of automation security.
You, reading this right now, when was the last time you went to the doctor not knowing what you already had? You probably just needed the prescription and had to wait. The machines, networked with each other across the world and able to sample billions of people’s anonymous data will make Dr. House look like an amateur and prescribe you with what you need vastly faster than having to wait for the doctor.
However, this won’t be good news for a lot of people in the health industry. Your doctor today with the thriving practice will be fine. He or she will save up and buy these diagnostic machines that will handle the vast majority of cases he or she currently handles. But those next generation doctors? They’re in for a rough time..
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