said, “We cannot teach our kids to compete with machines, because they will be smarter.” Perhaps the future of work is not about competing with AI but rather collaborating with it. As the AI era unfolds, we may find ourselves working alongside AI, letting it take care of some of the more tedious and repetitive tasks while we focus our energy on the more creative and strategic work that requires human expertise.
However, all of this assumes that AI will remain a tool that humans can control and collaborate with. There are concerns that as AI develops, it may become autonomous and start making decisions on its own, without human intervention. In such a scenario, we may indeed find ourselves working for AI instead of the other way around.
The future of work in an AI world is uncertain, but one thing is clear: AI is here to stay, and those who can adapt to working with it will have a better chance of thriving. As the Nvidia CEO said, “AI is the single most powerful force of our time. Not just for what it can do, but for what it will enable us to do.” We may not know exactly what the future holds, but we do know that it will involve working with AI. The question is, will we be in charge, or will AI?