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The Landscape of Jobs in 2030:Robots Rise Human Adapts

Journeying towards the horizon of 2030 we realize, that the existence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to promise a tremendous change in the landscape of careers and industries. There is a heated debate with captivating and contrary narratives that give the idea of profound changes AI will bring to the global labor market making technology a threat to mankind.

 

Do you know what AI is?

Asking this question I surveyed to gauge the level of awareness about AI among people in Pakistan. It turns out that the majority of Pakistanis don’t have an idea of what AI is,

Students

in this survey, I found that there were only 45% of students knew what AI is and out of 15% of them the idea that AI will cause unemployment rest thought it would be a tool for human service.

Employees

27% of employees knew what AI is and 9% had of idea that it would cause unemployment rest think it would be a tool for human service

Business owners

there 17% of employees knew what AI is and 6% had of the idea that it would cause unemployment rest think it would be a tool; for human service.

 

overall 78.1% of people don’t have an idea of what AI is and from the rest, only 6.3% think that it will cause unemployment. It turns out that the majority of Pakistanis don’t have an idea of what AI is. From this, I concluded that for many more years, there has been no immediate threat to employment in Pakistan. Pakistan is a country struggling for development and struggles to provide jobs to its people so employing  AI won’t be immediate In case you are also lucky allow me to take this privilege from you as Before delving into the complexities of the topic, it’s important to understand

what AI is

Artificial intelligence could be simply defined as a non-human entity capable of learning, understanding, and making decisions.

So, do these learning, understanding, and decision-making abilities of AI make it vulnerable? Well, not actually. So, does that mean it’s our friend? This might not be true either. Then what is AI

friend or foe?

Let me just tell you about types of AI first.

  1. Reactive machines

Reactive machines are AI systems with no memory and are limited to serving specific tasks, meaning that an input always delivers the same output. As we humans would not be able to process large amounts of data like customers’ entire google history and customized recommendations feedback. Reactive AI, for the most part, is dependent and used in things like self-driving cars. Predicting future outcomes unless it has been fed the appropriate information is not possible.

  1. Limited memory machines

This type of AI behaves similarly to how our brains’ neurons work together, meaning it gets smarter by receiving more and more data to train on. Deep learning algorithms improve natural language processing, image recognition, and other reinforcement learning tasks, such as looking into the past and monitoring objects or situations over time. These observations are further programmed into AI so that it can perform actions based on both past and present moment data. However, in limited memory, AI does not store such type of data in memory as experience to learn from it, as humans might derive definitions from their success or failure. As it is trained on more data, it improves.

  1. Theory of mind

Theory of mind AI is a hypothetical type that might become reality in the future, but currently, there are no real-world examples. If it gets developed, theory of mind AI might have the potential to understand the world, thoughts, and emotions of entities in the real world. In turn, this affects how they behave toward those around them. Human cognitive ability to process the effects of our thoughts and emotions on others, and how we are affected by others—human relationships in society are based upon this. In the days to come, theory of mind AI machines might understand intentions and predict behavior, simulating human relationships.

  1. Self-awareness

Self-awareness would represent the pinnacle of AI evolution, granting machines an understanding of their existence. Such a type of AI does not yet exist. This advancement would surpass theory of mind AI, moving from comprehending emotions to being aware of their existence, and state of being, and even capable of sensing or predicting others’ feelings. For instance, “I am in love” would transform into “I know I am in love,” or “I want coffee because I like it.” AI and machine learning algorithms are far from achieving self-awareness, as there is still much to uncover about human brain intelligence, learning processes, decision-making, and memory mechanisms.

Now let me just give you a hint of what Human intelligence is in comparison with AI

  • Human intelligence

Human intelligence is inherently capable of thinking, understanding, reasoning, and decision-making. Humans are complex entities which, along with logic, have emotions. However, emotions often dominate over logic in certain situations.

Analyzing Job Sectors

 

now when we Analyze the Job sector for 2030, I think AI has the power to permeate nearly every industry, altering traditional roles and creating novel ones. Herein lies a glimpse at several sectors transforming:

 

Healthcare:    AI will revolutionize diagnostics, treatment planning, drug discovery, and patient care through advanced imaging analysis, personalized medicine, and telehealth services.

Financial Services:   Automated trading, fraud detection, risk assessment, and customer support will all benefit from AI’s precision and agility.

Manufacturing:    Robotic assembly lines, smart factories, and predictive maintenance will enhance productivity and reduce costs.

Transportation:  Autonomous vehicles, drones, and intelligent traffic management systems will reshape transportation infrastructure.

Education:  Personalized learning experiences, adaptive curriculum design, and virtual tutoring will empower educators and students alike.

what if AI took over

To understand whether AI shortly should cause unemployment, let’s consider this analogy: Suppose AI is developing AI, and humans are no longer in the job sector, neither in government nor in the private sector. Since we know that the world economy is based on supply and demand,  so if there are no humans in jobs, it directly implies there are no salaries, which automatically affects the phenomenon of supply and demand, as not everyone runs a business as there are no customers doesn’t it sound weird by the way no if there are no businesses who employed AI so I guess we are clear now that it won’t be able to replace human from job sector or should not. Now, let’s talk about government. Suppose AI is serving in governance and judiciary. Then there arise concerns, as certain countries may have their systems based on certain ideologies. AI can’t be sued for anything, as it lacks common sense and intellectualism since it does it can’t or should not be used to replicate humans. Now, let’s say AI is just a tool or remains to benefit humans. Then I think it makes or might things so easy that it may be a threat to human creativity if not anything. AI may seem beneficial, but it’s not everything; everything has pros and cons, humans may work for humanity without expecting a reward in return, but AI doesn’t, as it always needs power.   the fact that it has a bad impact on our ecosystem and it will. And I believe that there is no alternative to nature, so it must not be altered 

Artificial intelligence in 2030

From the survey and the research I’ve done so far, I have concluded that today AI completely relies on data and lacks the ability of self-learning it is very powerful and can be used for human progress if controlled. I have observed the job sector, and I don’t think there would be any field where AI can’t be used. But apart from this, we have observed the threats of AI, and people are concerned about it and trying to sort out so they can cease the vulnerability of AI till 2030 in countries with high technological growth rates. We will see AI as a useful tool, I believe that six years from now AI will not be in its vulnerable state. Countries that are struggling for development will welcome this tool, and yes, AI’s influence on the job market is undeniably significant, it is essential to remember that human creativity remains irreplaceable. Just as artists continue to innovate despite advances in photography and filmmaking, so too will professionals across various disciplines find ways to leverage AI’s strengths while preserving their uniquely human qualities. Moreover, AI itself is evolving, and its limitations remain apparent. Despite impressive strides in areas such as natural language processing and computer vision, AI continues to struggle with nuanced concepts like self-awareness and theory of mind. Thus, embracing AI’s potential while acknowledging its shortcomings ensures a sustainable path forward for both individuals and societies. as we know everything within certain limits benefits; this planet belongs to us and is connected to us. We must not dare to play with the code of nature.

but since the curiosity is innate within human’s nature and the fact that

 

         Innovation is the way to devastation

 

let’s have look at the

Proposing Solutions for Human-AI Collaboration

 

To ensure a smooth transition into the era of AI, fostering synergy between humans and machines is paramount. Below are proposed approaches to facilitate this symbiotic relationship:

 

  1. Regulation and oversight: Establishing clear guidelines and regulatory frameworks will help mitigate risks associated with AI deployment while promoting responsible use cases. 
  2. Data privacy and security measures: Implementing robust safeguards against cyberattacks and protecting sensitive user data will bolster public trust in AI applications.
  3. Diverse representation: Ensuring diverse perspectives are represented throughout the AI development lifecycle will prevent bias and encourage inclusive design practices.
  4. Reskilling initiatives: Governments and organizations should invest in training programs aimed at equipping employees with the skills necessary to thrive alongside AI technologies.
  5. Collaborative problem-solving: Encouraging interdisciplinary teams composed of both humans and AI agents will foster innovative solutions and promote mutual respect.

In conclusion, the advent of AI represents an exciting opportunity to reinvent the global workforce. By leveraging AI’s strengths while nurturing human creativity and resilience, we can create a vibrant and equitable future for generations to come.

6 thoughts on “The Landscape of Jobs in 2030:Robots Rise Human Adapts

  1. Excellent article. Well researched with a sound thought process on pros and cons of this new age phenomenon. A very good read!

    Sparkling Heart
    • gulraizkhan
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  2. It’s an articulate account on the role of Artificial Intelligence at present and in coming times. Fantastic research work Gulraiz Khan. 👍🏻💯✨

    Sparkling Heart
    • gulraizkhan
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