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Artificial Intelligence: AI and Robotics In the Frontline Against Coronavirus

AI can help cut crucial research time in the search for a cure. Robots reduce infections by minimizing physical contact.
Mankind is under assault from the highly infectious and dangerous coronavirus. At the time of writing confirmed infections include 339,035. Nearly 15,000 people have died, and only 98,799 have recovered. The most pressing priority in the battle against this disease is to reduce the rate of infections. Equally important, a vaccine must be found to immunize humans against the virus. Robotics and artificial intelligence are already helping on these fronts.

PwC Report: Artificial Intelligence to Boost Global Economy By More Than $15.7 Trillion

A new PwC report notes that artificial intelligence will play a massive role in boosting the global economy. The report states that AI will bolster the world to the tune of $15.7 trillion. That figure represents greater economic output that the nations of China and India. This figure would also represent a roughly 15% increase over 15 years from the global GDP figure of $74 trillion in 2015. The greatest economic gains from AI will be in China (26% boost to GDP in 2030) and North America (14.5% boost), equivalent to a total of $10.7 trillion and accounting for almost 70% of the global economic impact.

Artificial Intelligence: Chinese Think Tank Doesn’t Think AI and Robots Will Destroy Jobs

The Chinese people need have no fears that their jobs would be taken over by artificial intelligence and robots says a government report.
According to a report by The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, artificial intelligence (AI) is unlikely to put millions of Chinese out of jobs. On the contrary, a report from the Chinese government’s think tank says additional jobs would be created due to the adoption of AI.