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Why artificial intelligence’s evolution could have outsize impact on D-FW jobs

Dallas Morning News

Originally Posted: May 11, 2019

Today’s computing power and technological advancements originally spooked technologists and futurists, who preached doom and gloom for the future of the American workforce.

The Brookings Institution, in a recent report, paints a more nuanced picture of the stresses artificial intelligence will place on society, and it identifies Dallas-Fort Worth as one of the metro areas with a moderately high risk of overall disruption.

Dallas’ J.H. Cullum Clark strongly disagrees that artificial intelligence is guaranteed to negatively impact the economy. With a history degree from Yale and a Ph.D. in economics, Clark leads the George W. Bush Institute’s work on domestic economic policy. READ MORE