27 Jun '15, 4pm

When machine replace human

Recently, a good friend sent me an article from Harvard Business Review called "Beyond Automation", written by Thomas H. Davenport and Julia Kirby. The article talked about how automation affects our job forces and displacing values from human workers. It proposed 5 strategies in how we can get prepared to retain competitiveness in the automation era. This is a very good article and triggers me a lot of thoughts. I want to explore a fundamental question: "Can machine replace a human in future ?" Lets start looking at what machines are doing and not doing today. Machines are operating under a human's program, and therefore it can only solve those problems that we, human can express or codified in a structural form. Don't underestimate its power underneath. With good abstract thinking, smartest human in the world has partitioned large number of problems (by its problem natur...

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