NEW DELHI: Downplaying fears of jobs getting wiped out with Artificial Intelligence (AI), research firm Gartner said more jobs will be created than lost. The firm says 1.8 million jobs will be eliminated by 2020, but 2.3 million new jobs will be created by then.
2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to Gartner, as AI will become a positive job motivator. The number of jobs affected by AI will vary by industry; through 2019, healthcare, the public sector and education will see continuously growing job demand while manufacturing will be hit the hardest. Starting in 2020, AI-related job creation will cross into positive territory, reaching two million net-new jobs in 2025, Gartner said in a release.
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