Northeastern University President: Automation Will Kill 50% of Jobs

Breitbart | 7/12/2019 | Tom Ciccotta
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Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun argued recently that artificial intelligence and robotics will kill 50 percent of American jobs.

Speaking at an event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun offered a bleak outlook on the future of the labor market. According to Aoun’s forecast, which was highlighted this week by The College Fix, 50 percent of jobs could be wiped out by the development of artificial intelligence technology.

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Aoun’s prescription for solving this potential crisis? “Every person has to master how to interact with machines,” Aoun said at the event.

“The new literacies of Aoun’s humanics are data literacy, technological literacy, and human literacy,” according to a book by Aoun. “Students will need data literacy to manage the flow of big data, and technological literacy to know how...
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