Impact on the use of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is not a technology like any other – it’s what economists call general-purpose technology, like yesterday the steam engine and, today, electricity, telephones, computers or the Internet. It is the technologies that really matter because they have the power to interrupt or accelerate overall economic development. What impact will artificial intelligence have on the world of work: mass unemployment, change in the nature of work or even job maintenance with simple transfers of workers from one job category to another? To know more, listen to Jean-Guy Rens’ column on Radio VM dated March 16, 2020.