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IBM replaces 7,800 jobs with artificial intelligence

The nightmare of artificial intelligence (AI) taking over the job market has come true as IBM CEO Arvind Krishna plans to replace 7,800 jobs with AI.

Experts have argued that AI has the potential to replace mundane tasks such as data entry and customer service with automation. In fact, with the advent of generative AI tools, many believe they can replace entry-level programmers, designers, and writers.

IBM chooses artificial intelligence over human workers

according to bloombergKrishna wants to pause hiring for jobs whose job can be done with AI. In particular, he stated that IBM would slow or even stop hiring for non-customer-facing roles such as human resources (HR).

Krishna says, “I could easily see 30% of that being replaced by AI and automation over a five-year period.” Bloomberg estimates that IBM employs 26,000 people in non-customer roles, which means the company could replace 7,800 people with AI.

Artificial intelligence to analyze employee performance?

Krishna believes that AI will not be able to perform some HR duties, such as analyzing employee productivity, within the next ten years. Pew Research Center reconnaissance It adds weight to Krishna’s views.

BeInCrypto reports that 55% of adults reject the idea of ​​employers using artificial intelligence to decide whether to fire someone. Also, 47% of adults oppose using AI analysis to determine if an employee is eligible for a promotion.

Moreover, 62% of respondents believe that artificial intelligence will greatly influence the workforce in the next 20 years.

source: Pew Research

Samsung worried about data leakage

In a separate development, Samsung asked its employees not to use AI tools like ChatGPT. according to bloombergThe decision was made after the company discovered that an employee had leaked sensitive code through ChatGPT.

Samsung has expressed strong concerns about the use of AI tools, with the company warning that it could lead to an employee being fired from their job.

Samsung wrote, “We require that you diligently adhere to our security guidelines and failure to do so may result in a breach or compromise of company information resulting in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.”

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