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Houston Workers Are Not Worried About Artificial Intelligence Taking Their Jobs

A survey by Accenture shows the majority of workers in Houston – and the rest of the country – think AI will have a positive impact on their work

Aleek Datta is the managing director of strategy energy at Accenture

Automation and artificial intelligence – AI – are often accused of replacing jobs.

But is that really the case?

If you ask Houston workers, a majority is not worried.

That’s according to a survey by Accenture.

Aleek Datta, managing director with the tech and consulting firm’s strategy branch, says 62 percent of workers in Houston believe the impact of intelligent technologies over the next three years will be positive.

Only 4 percent think it will be negative.

Click on the audio above to listen to the interview.

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters and the Houston Press Club. Florian is a native of Germany. His studies...

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