Austin, Texas – Lone Star State residents have expressed concern about the rapid development of artificial intelligence and how it may affect different aspects of life.
“Honestly, I’m more worried about losing my job,” said Eilidh, an Austin resident who works in retail.
But Girish is more optimistic.
“People will find new avenues to work,” he told Fox News. “I think it’s an indication of the need to reskill.”
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Artificial intelligence technologies capable of producing professional-grade text, audio and video material have developed rapidly in recent months. Increasingly complex technology has sparked legal and ethical disputes in multiple industries around the world.
Some experts in the field, such as Gary Marcus, have warned of the many risks of AI, such as making it easier for bad actors to commit more convincing fraud.Others, such as computer scientists Jurgen Schmidhuberhas said the same tools can be used to crack down on bad actors.
Still, Dan, a Kansas City resident who is visiting Austin, said he worries about job losses from AI.
“I think it’s possible in some industries,” he said.
as 300 million jobs worldwide According to a March 26 report from Goldman Sachs, artificial intelligence may be lost or diminished by advances in artificial intelligence.analysis forecast These techniques may lead to To cause “significant disruption” to global labor markets in the coming years by fully or partially replacing humans in various sectors.
One person told Fox News he is concerned that AI will cause a bigger problem with identity theft. Another fears it could take over the military.
Girish, who is from Austin, said his biggest concern is that the data used to train AI technology systems could contain racial bias.
“One of the things that I’ve been thinking deeply about is the concept of racial bias and … existing data that might be used to train AI models,” he told Fox News. “Hopefully this will be fixed, or people will realize at this point.”
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Meanwhile, Eilidh pointed to March’s “South Park” episode ChatGPT helped writeIt shows that the jobs of content creators are also at risk, she said.
“Artists are kind of worried about the artistic AI thing right now because it doesn’t feel like they even have a place in the workforce anymore,” she told Fox News. “And neither will the writers, because in the end I feel like it’s all going to take over.”
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