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AI WILL TAKE ALL JOBS

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Elon Musk: AI Will Take All Jobs, But That’s Not Necessarily Bad

Elon Musk predicts a future where AI eliminates the need for traditional jobs, making employment optional. Speaking at VivaTech 2024, Musk suggested that AI and robots would handle all goods and services production, requiring a “universal high income” to ensure no shortage of resources. He expressed concerns about AI’s impact on human fulfillment and urged limits on children’s social media exposure.

Google’s AI Search Tool Delivers Misleading Results

Google’s new AI Overviews feature has been providing inaccurate and bizarre answers, like suggesting glue for pizza sauce. The AI system, which pulls data from the web, has shown errors like misidentifying historical figures and making implausible claims. Despite being labeled experimental, these mistakes highlight the tool’s current unreliability.

Former Google Employee Reveals AI Development Driven by Panic

Ex-Google employee Scott Jenson claimed the company’s AI efforts are driven by “stone cold panic” to avoid falling behind competitors. Jenson, who left in March, stated that projects were motivated by fear rather than user needs. He noted Google’s aim to create an ecosystem akin to Tony Stark’s Jarvis.

Elon Musk Warns of AI Bias at Viva Tech Paris

Elon Musk, at Viva Tech Paris 2024, criticized AI systems for political correctness and deception. He cited Google’s Gemini AI as an example and emphasized the need for truth-seeking AI. Musk’s xAI aims to compete with leading AI companies by the end of 2024.

AI’s True Danger Lies in Devaluing Human Qualities

AI rhetoric often depicts superhuman intelligence, undermining human qualities like consciousness, empathy, and creativity. While today’s AI excels in problem-solving, it lacks the essence of human experience. This ideology risks reducing human value to mere task efficiency, eroding our understanding of intelligence and humanity’s unique capabilities.

Nvidia’s AI Boom Drives Massive Revenue Surge

Nvidia’s revenue soared 262% in Q1, with its Data Center unit seeing a 427% year-over-year increase to $22.6 billion. CEO Jensen Huang attributes this growth to their “AI factories,” which can be integrated into any data center. Huang highlights strong demand for their products, especially after the Blackwell announcement.

Canadian Retailers Embrace AI to Enhance Customer Experience

A KPMG survey reveals that 81% of Canadian retailers plan to invest in generative AI within the next year. Currently, 38% have implemented AI for tasks like fraud detection and inventory management. The technology is seen as critical for personalizing shopping experiences and staying competitive.

Malta Aims to Lead in AI, Tackling Talent Shortages and Climate Challenges

Malta’s leading telecom provider, GO Plc, is embracing AI to handle daily tasks, with AI generating 20% of marketing content and 30% of code. The government, businesses, and schools are leveraging AI to address challenges like climate change, foreign investment, and skill gaps. This AI push aims to transform Malta into a tech leader despite past setbacks.

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