Gartner: Will Artificial Intelligence make us dumber?
Let’s do a thought experiment:
Let’s pretend you are the world’s leading Forensic Accountant. You find stuff in accounting that nobody else is able to. As any expert, you are guided just as much by instinct honed from years of experience – as rational thought and explicit knowledge. You can smell something’s wrong long before you can point out what.
As the world’s leading Forensic Accountant, you’ll be the last person to be rendered obsolete by AI. AI might take over a lot of your tasks, but the instinct honed from decades of experience is pretty hard to replicate. It might eventually be taken over, but there is a lot of other tasks and skills that will go before that.
At one point, 70% of accounting tasks might be taken over by AI. You are still the world’s foremost forensic accountant. But, who will be the world’s best after you?
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Via the fine folks at Gartner.