AI won’t steal your job, people leveraging AI will

Goldman Sachs foresees up to 300 million jobs to be affected by AI worldwide (that is 18% of jobs). The new capabilities offered by Generative AI will particularly affect white collars job, but “affect” does not mean “kill”.

The article argues that AI will not steal jobs, but rather people who know how to use AI to improve productivity will replace those who do not. While 18% of jobs may be affected by AI, the majority of jobs will be changed rather than eliminated.

However, this change will require continuous education and the development of new skills. The Goldman Sachs report predicts a 7% growth in world GDP over the next 10 years as a result of AI adoption.

The author believes that the responsibility for using AI to foster economic progress rests on us, and steering the evolution of technology in a fair and equitable way is essential.

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