We’ve talked a lot about machines and what they mean for the human workforce. And it seems these conversations are necessary, with the majority of British people now worried about the future of their jobs. While we recognise the benefits to be had, how do we allow technology to make our lives easier, without letting it take them over?
Most people in the UK are worried about tech taking away jobs from people, and this causing an economic crisis in the country, according to new research.
The Impact of AI – a survey undertaken by Streetbees, the global intelligence platform – found that 2 in 3 British adults (67%) are worried by machines carrying out jobs currently performed by people, while 61% think this will cause an economic crisis.
2 in 3 (65%) also believe there should be rules in place to prevent companies replacing their staff with machines, with only 15% disagreeing.
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