AI vs. Humans

From The Economist Espresso: Automation nation: the future of work

http://econ.st/1nzwtwB


 

While reading this article, it got me thinking: Will I be one of those whose jobs are taken by AI in the future? In the translation/interpretation field, a field that I am currently working in, machine translators cannot (at least not yet) replace their breathing counterparts as yet. Nevertheless, the fact that AlphaGo has beat the Go champion Lee Se-dol for three times in a row seems to remind us that we should take AI more seriously. To do Mr. Lee justice, though, he did beat the AI for the first time yesterday.

Although the future is eerily unpredictable, here’s to hoping!

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Author: Alvis Yu

Hi there, this is Alvis Yu, a full-time freelance CH-EN translator/interpreter based in Taipei, Taiwan. You can see the links to my blogs below. 大家好!我是Alvis,目前為全職口筆譯翻譯,據點在台北。我提供中翻英及英翻中服務。您可在個人網站點閱觀看敝人作品範本。 https://alvisyou.wordpress.com/ (中文/Traditional Chinese) https://alvisspeaking.wordpress.com/ (英文/English) https://www.facebook.com/AYtranslator/ (臉書/Facebook Page)

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