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AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better

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A restaurant patron sitting at a table interacts with a robot waiter.

This is not the first time that technology has slashed salaries instead of jobs, and the real problem is not AI but a culture that devalues human labor.

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As jobs get disrupted and people's livelihoods are threatened, it is easy to point fingers at technology as the inevitable reason. But the real culprit is a political and economic system that puts profit above all else, and a society that is willing to let workers be mistreated.

It is a big thing to change, but it is not set in stone. And that is the real 'robots and jobs' conversation we need to be having.

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