Everyone and their mom is talking about ChatGPT. Paranoia spreads with little understanding of how the technology works. Sci-fi foreshadows a future where AI takes over the world, imbued with doom and gloom. Like fears of the horseless carriage and mechanized looms of yore, AI may eliminate certain jobs, but new opportunities will arise. Since OpenAI released ChatGPT in November 2022, the BLS reports consistent job growth, averaging 273k new monthly jobs. ChatGPT hasn't taken everyone's job yet! This talk will assuage the fears of the Luddites and bring reality back to the topic of AI.
- Major technological breakthroughs have been met with fear throughout history. People are naturally afraid of change. But, we can adapt to progress.
- Large language models enhance worker capabilities, but they aren't autonomous. They amplify human skills rather than replace employees.
- Despite tech advancements, capitalism ensures workforce relevance. No tech offers a 'free lunch'; work always finds a way.
- Yair Flicker, CEO, SmartLogic
Yair Flicker, CEO, SmartLogic
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