What will be the impact of automation be on jobs? One school of thought is that technology will create more jobs than it destroys. Interesting fact: in 1964, a group of Nobel Prize winners wrote a letter to the president about the fears of automation and impact on societal divide due to job loss resulting from PCs. Reflecting on jobs that came along with the introduction of PCs, I see an optimistic future for the future labor market.
Automation and anxiety
SITTING IN AN office in San Francisco, Igor Barani calls up some medical scans on his screen. He is the chief executive of Enlitic, one of a host of startups applying deep learning to medicine, starting with the analysis of images such as X-rays and CT scans. It is an obvious use of the technology.