In an age where we can speak to anyone in most parts of the globe immediately, technology has come a long way in the last twenty years. 

Thanks to technology, we have an endless fountain of knowledge and resources at our fingertips, and we can listen to almost any music instantly from any period. As a result, many people wondered where the next significant technological advancement would emerge.

The concept of Artificial Intelligence isn’t a brand-new idea. In fact, AI technology, cyborgs and advanced robots have existed in non-fiction media for decades. 

That’s what people will usually reach for when they hear about AI. But unfortunately, some people on social media seem more concerned about AI taking over the world than taking over their jobs when the latter is far more likely.

Some industries have started to use automated technology and AI software to their benefit over the last few years. 

Generic customer service queries at big corporations are occasionally automated. This allows human customer service agents to deal with more pressing and complex questions. This is one instance of technology benefitting both the customer and the employee. 

Digital casino companies have been able to generate extensive profits due to sophisticated algorithms that payout instantly. Many virtual casino games don’t even operate with a human dealer, and the whole process is automated by intelligent programming.

Many people still like the human element and touch of these industries. Online live dealer games can be found on many iGaming platforms, and it is unlikely this industry will become completely automated. The human experience of these games creates a sense of immersion that game graphics alone can’t replicate.

The Benefits Of AI

Many experts have already commented on the profound changes and developments we could witness in many fields. Such as healthcare, finance, education, trading, transport, retail, communication and environmental sciences, to name but a few.

Healthcare is predicted to see seismic changes in medicinal research and development, medical diagnosis and patient care. Healthcare will likely see more changes than most, but with transport companies like Tesla testing out self-driving cars, that will be a huge deal too.

Education will also go through considerable changes. However, it is essential that the negatives are also factored in and that the technology companies that are innovative in this field operate within frameworks to ensure that their creations do not spiral out of control.

Negatives Of AI

ChatGPT has already passed several specialist exams and has also been banned in several schools due to the long-form and coherent answers it can piece together. 

It presents a real challenge for academics as the sophistication of technology is causing real problems. One of the main issues is deciphering if AI has been used to create papers that students have turned in as their own.

In addition, although the technology is impressive, it is still clear that more specific pieces of text and niche topics have been automated. Content creation and writing is an industry where many fear AI will take jobs.

Some writers have stated that AI helps them develop a model for their writing. However, I personally believe you are being paid money to write creatively. 

If you contract it out to an AI bot, often in a bid to save time, you lose your writing style and enjoyment. If you have no writing identity, what are you actually doing it for? 

We must be wary of everything becoming automated or too technologically heavy. In a world where many of us are glued to our phones and not to what is happening around us, it is challenging to argue that AI will help benefit real human connection.

Stagnant, robotic content with no soul isn’t the future of writing. Human beings are wired to connect on different levels through artistic creation, expression, writing and individuality. 

If AI takes content writing jobs and people are consuming robotic and predictable swathes of texts, it could be a slippery race to the bottom. We shouldn’t aim for a world where a creative identity and job to be proud of becomes subservient to technology just because it is quicker.


Following my passionate plea in the last section, it is clear that I am worried about AI becoming a malevolent influence on human creativity and expression. 

We shouldn’t be worried that AI is going to develop a robot that is indestructible and will take over the world. 

However, we should be wary of the possibilities it could present in several industries. For example, many customer service roles, administrative positions and software programming jobs could become redundant with the rise of this highly sophisticated technology.

As more money flows into the AI sector, these advances may accelerate. A decade from now, AI might have the potential to perform tasks that we couldn’t dream of. Overall, the positives outweigh the negatives, and this should be the primary focus moving forward. 

As long as human advancement and health are at the forefront of this technology, we will be able to work alongside AI rather than against it.

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