Sebastian Thrun left the search engine giant in 2014, and is now the chairman of online education firm Udacity and chief executive of Kitty Hawk, a flying car company backed by Alphabet CEO Larry Page.
Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Thrun talked up the potential of AI to free people up to do more creative jobs.
AI is really, really well is getting rid of repetitive work.
Repetitive work jobs will go away.
No repetition means more emphasis on
* exploration and discovery
* identification of new problems
* experimentation with new solutions
* generation of productivity from assets and intellectual property (IP)
* ownership and acquisition of asset and IP
* efficient usage of assets
* development and cultivation of trust and relationships
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
A frequent speaker at corporations, he has been a TEDx speaker, a Singularity University speaker and guest at numerous interviews for radio and podcasts. He is open to public speaking and advising engagements.