Over the next decade, artificial intelligence (AI), automation powered by AI, and other emerging technologies will play an increasingly larger role in the global economy.
The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) estimates “between 400 million and 800 million individuals could be displaced by automation and need to find new jobs by 2030 around the world, based on our midpoint and earliest (that is, the most rapid) automation adoption scenarios.”
AI will also have an outsized impact on numerous other parts of American life. For example, AI is already being utilized to help determine criminal sentencing decisions, and it’s starting to revolutionize the way schools educate their children.
Although artificial intelligence has the potential to dramatically improve Americans’ quality of life, it could also be used as a tool by activists, academics, and big corporations to radically transform society, making AI one of the biggest threats to freedom in the world today.
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