5 Reasons not to fear automation

There is a wide variance of views on whether the growth of machine intelligence – where machines learn to improve their own performance – will have a positive or negative impact on workers and jobs. Whether it is fears over labour-intensive ‘human’ jobs being lost to intelligent machines, the trialling of driverless cars or even popular TV dramas such as Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror’ with its automated killer drone bees – there is a growing narrative suggesting the advancement of machines will come at a human cost.

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