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Since the Industrial Revolution, a period characterized by the shift of society’s economic structure towards that of industrial capitalism, new automated machines have continuously been introduced to industries and have tested the ability of labor markets to withstand fundamental shifts in the roles of workers. While past advancements in automation are not new, none seem to be as unpredictable as the most recent iteration of automation — artificial intelligence (AI). This technology is gradually being introduced into the workforce, and has the potential to disrupt or even replace a significant percentage of the workforce, due to its ability to combine…

Harshavardhan Srijay

An undergraduate student interested in the science of optimizing decision-making to promote social good.

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