While many experts are still mulling over that question and some arguing over it (remember Mark Zuckerberg vs Elon Musk?), Chairman and Managing Director of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, has his answer.
Retweeting a video compilation about people working at lightning fast speeds, Mr Mahindra said robots haven't put humans out of work just yet.
"Ok Robots, OK Artificial Intelligence, if you thought you had put us humans out of work, think again. We just delivered a knockout punch!" he tweeted.
Ok Robots, OK Artifical Intelligence, if you thought you had put us humans out of work,think again. We just delivered a knockout punch! https://t.co/XLyFTD2Ybe— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) September 18, 2017
Here is the video
These people definitely got the skills to pay the bills. pic.twitter.com/3yk54bbetj— Awesome Stuff (@_Amazingstuff__) September 16, 2017
And if you are still scared of robots stealing your job, a recent survey may come as an assurance.
A survey of 1,000 organisations with revenue more than $500 million said that 63% of the companies did not see AI (Artificial Intelligence) making a negative impact effect on jobs and, in the long run, technology actually creates more jobs.
While the machines haven't taken over, for now they are assisting us in all walks of lives - virtual assistants like SIRI, Alexa, self-driving cars and chatbots among others. Click for more trending news
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