AI will create millions more jobs than it will destroy. Here’s how.

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New technology isn’t a new phenomenon

On the one hand, those who predict massive job loss from AI can be excused. It is easier to see existing jobs disrupted by new technology than to envision what new jobs the technology will enable.

The rise of artificial intelligence

Then along came a new, even bigger technology: artificial intelligence. You hear the same refrain: “It will destroy jobs.”

Parsing pessimism

You may recall waking up one morning to the news that “47 percent of jobs will be lost to technology.”

Embracing AI in the workplace

A January 2018 Accenture report titled “Reworking the Revolution” estimates that new applications of AI combined with human collaboration could boost employment worldwide as much as 10 percent by 2020.

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