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AI takeover: Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 workers with IBM Watson

by Jessica Goodfellow, The Drum

While artificial intelligence has altruistic roots, intended to make everyday tasks easier and remove the possibility of human error, news this week that a Japanese insurance firm is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM Watson technology hints at a darker reality that could see human beings in administrative jobs become obsolete. Continue reading AI takeover: Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 workers with IBM Watson