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The Evolving Role of Humans with AI

Toolbox Tech – by Jonathan Lupo

There are still clear limitations and biases to AI systems – which necessitate human minds to serve as checks and balances. AI-based machines may be fast, but they lack human emotions and cultural context. Jonathan Lupo, VP of Experience Design at EPAM Systems, Inc., takes a closer look at the human-AI relationship and predictions for the future.

Stories of machines obtaining sentience and lashing out against their human masters dominate the realm of sci-fiction – while outlandish, at a micro level, these narratives ask what the appropriate relationship between humans and artificial intelligence (AI) should be. Today, AI is unavoidably becoming more intrinsically part of our day-to-day activities, from social media and email communications to music recommendations and web searches. Likewise, AI and intelligent systems continue to replace human employees in manufacturing, service delivery, recruitment and the financial industry. 

Although many jobs are getting displaced by AI, there are still clear limitations and biases to these systems – particularly with automated testing, which necessitates human minds to serve as checks and balances. AI-based machines may be fast and accurate, but they lack human emotional and cultural context.

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