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Quick Poll: When do you think artificial intelligence will be able to do 80% of your job?

July 12, 2023
As Mad Magazine's Alfred E. Neuman said, "What, Me Worry?"

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Ok, the teaser marks me as a print reader of Mad Magazine many years ago. It had some great humor like the "Spy vs. Spy" comic strip. While artificial intelligence (AI) and generative AI like ChatGPT may be able to replicate some of the absurdity, I doubt that it could match the creativity and imagination. 

This does give rise to the question (below) I wanted to pose. I'm also hoping you might provide a comment about why or why not AI will make a difference in your job. Scroll down to add a comment.

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