We’re Asking the Wrong Questions About AI
Last August, I sat in a conference room in Delhi, India, listening to a partner at a global consulting firm tell us that by 2030, one-third of the world’s workforce will be Indian or of Indian descent and that India would not replicate China’s strategy of taking on the industries of the West—manufacturing, chemicals and steel—but instead would be the world’s source for offshoring knowledge work. Just three months later, ChatGPT made artificial intelligence a popular reality, and the very definition of knowledge work, and how much of it humans will continue to do, is very much in question.
Originally published: March 13, 2023
Author: Paul LeBlanc
Institution: Southern New Hampshire University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed