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The medium-term challenge of AI is not killer robots, it’s job replacement. This dynamic is already underway and the literature suggests it’s a more powerful driver of job loss than trade, though trade receives much more attention. (Of the 5.6 million manufacturing jobs lost between 2000-2010, Ball State University estimated that ~85% were lost due to automation, not trade.)
True AI has not arrived, and automation is not AI, but robots and human-written code are a reasonable preview of what employment challenges genuine AI will bring. (Obviously, things like deep learning are quite exciting,
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