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Can AI Androids Take Over All Of Our Jobs?

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Started: 6/18/2018 Category: Technology
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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AI according to Merriam Webster is 1: a branch of computer science dealing with the simulation of intelligent behavior in computers. 2: the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior.

Android Robot according to Google is a robot with a human appearance.

Job according to Google is 1: A paid position of regular employment. 2. A task or piece of work, especially one that is paid.

Could AI Androids be programmed to do our jobs or are there some jobs that Ai Androids couldn't possibly complete without human interference or interaction.


I will explain why this is never ever going to happen unless the scenario occurs whereby the jobs are entirely different to what there is now and the human race is truly obsolete (meaning that the AI didn't take over all of our jobs, just took over some of them and then got rid of us so it didn't need to replace the rest of the jobs).

Having covered that base, I now will proceed to explain what's going to happen no matter how far we go with AI unless AI gets so advanced it wipes us out and then my first point explains why it will not have taken over all our jobs but simply made it unnecessary to do so. Let's begin with the simples situation; who is the manual button-pusher that at the very base level keeps the bots maintained and functioning throughout the working day? No matter how advanced you make the bot, the maintenance (even of the maintenance bots) will always end up being done by a human being. In other words, at the working-class level (AKA blue-collar) the humans will always end up maintaining the AI in a way the AI cannot be trusted to do as if that is hacked the entire thing is hacked etc etc (it's not as easy to hack human minds). Conversely, at the top end of jobs, you will always find humans unless we've been totally overthrown and thus the bots don't need to take over all our jobs anymore because humans are not perfectly efficient and many job sectors are emotionally based (most service-industry sector is and godos in the Etnertainment industry).

You could, for instance, build a perfect prostitution bot even child-like ones that would help humanity a lot with keeping paedophiles at bay if you build it modelled after the child they lust specifically in more extreme scenarios. There's a lot of good that comes from a world of bots serving humans and I am not against this at all but when bots begin to be equal to humans and even are considered superior to humans in thinking, there comes a fundamental question; are we going to value our species' preservation or efficiency in and of itself? The answer is always going to be our species and it was this urge that helped us dominate the planet in the first place.

No matter how you fit in the AI to serve humanity, it will never take over the bottom-end jobs or the top-end. The controllers at the top will always be human programmers and geniuses (perhaps still politicians even at that stage) and at the bottom end will be any and all working-class jobs that will find their way into maintaining the bots that do the jobs they once did.

No matter how it plays out, the bots cannot take over all human jobs since if they eradicate the need for humans, they'd eradicate the need for the entire entertainment industry a multitude of other irrational job sectors that no AI would either demand or supply due to the inefficiency of both (the demand an the supply) of such things.
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Posted by Sonofcharl 3 years ago
I would suggest that A.I. devices will soon be programming themselves and the vast majority of human jobs will be regarded as illogical and of no purpose.
So why would intelligent machines want to be bother to do these jobs for us?
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