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  • Writer's pictureKiki Thompson

Sorry, M3GAN, We're Not Firing Humans for AI...Yet!

So, I curled up on the couch last night to watch the movie M3GAN, popcorn in one hand, remote in the other. It's a horror film about an AI gone rogue. 😱 Just as I was getting ready to hide behind a pillow during the creepy parts, I stumbled upon Andrea Moran's fantastic article and... plot twist! It looks like our jobs aren't in danger from any AI uprising anytime soon. Phew! Not today, Wall-E. Not today. 🤖

Now, imagine this: M3GAN, but instead of being your blood-curdling, murderous doll, she's trying to be your job-stealing doll. And... failing. 😂 It turns out that despite all the horror flick fear, she's got a long way to go before she can churn out a Picasso or write the next 'Game of Thrones'. Creativity, it seems, is safely in our hands.

So, the future job market is looking more Jetsons than Terminator, with shiny new roles popping up left, right, and center - all thanks to AI. Talk about an unexpected twist, right? We're not competing with AI - we're pioneering with it!

Remember M3GAN's eerie lack of human touch? 😱 That's one thing you definitely don't want in your job market. Empathy, understanding, personal relationships – these aren't really her thing (thankfully, or we'd really be doomed). They're crucial in roles like therapists, doctors, consultants, etc. So, our ability to connect with others isn't going out of style anytime soon. 🤗

Even though the rise of AI might feel a bit 'Black Mirror'-esque, it's actually a journey of adaptation and evolution. We have a couple of decades to get there, so no need to panic yet. And remember, even M3GAN wasn't perfect - she couldn't replicate the true human spirit, and neither can AI.

From electricians to plumbers, our physical skills still reign supreme. (Next time your tap leaks, try calling an AI. Let me know how that goes!) And, with AI taking over the mundane, entry-level tasks, we'll be saying hello to more complex responsibilities, higher salaries, and more engaging work. 💼💰

So even though M3GAN scared me a bit (okay, a lot) last night, this article was a refreshing reality check this morning. It proves how much we underestimate the power of the human mind. Let's keep learning, keep growing, and remember, we're not living a horror movie. We're in an era of extraordinary evolution.

I'd love to hear your thoughts. Are you excited about the future of work with AI? Or are you secretly buying an EMP device after watching M3GAN? 😂🤔

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