Written by EO Puerto Rico member and business strategy and software engineering expert Carlos Meléndez. The original version of this article appeared on Carlos’ company blog.
There’s been lots of talk about how artificial intelligence (AI) could replace workers in the not-too-distant future. According to Oxford University researchers, 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be replaced by robots, automated technology and artificial intelligence (AI) within the next 20 years. And Elon Musk even went so far as to say the threat of AI is greater than that of North Korea. Other notable business authorities concur that the threat of AI as a job-stealer is real, and will lead to massive company layoffs and unemployment.