China often surprises the world with its AI capabilities. In 2018, law enforcement arrested a criminal suspect after facial recognition technology identified him in a crowd of concert-goers. As AI’s capabilities expand, more and more people worry that algorithms may gradually take over their jobs. Writing for Huxiu, AI expert and former head of Google China Kai-fu Lee lists 10 jobs that he believes AI will do in the near future. He also predicts to what extent other jobs will undergo algorithmic change. His article will help you get a quick idea whether your job will be safe or whether it’s time to retrain.
About the Author
Kai-Fu Lee, PhD, is an AI expert, the former president of Google China, the founder and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, and the author of AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order.