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10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI

Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans - but that doesn't necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
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Demand for software developers has been extremely high for several years, sending salaries into the stratosphere. As a solution, some vendors have begun offering low-code or no-code tools that allow average business users to create simple applications. Researchers at Microsoft and the University of Cambridge have also experimented with AI that is learning to write code itself. Like many human programmers, the AI examines existing applications to find help in creating solutions that might work.

This AI is far from being able to write an entire program from scratch on its own, but these sorts of capabilities could soon put software development within the capabilities of more human workers. And that could help relieve some of the talent shortages in the field.

BLS data shows that software developers were paid around $102,280 in 2016, and the job growth rate is 17%, which is much faster than average.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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moarsauce123
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8/2/2017 | 8:36:49 AM
Whao writes the tests?
There is a lot of benefit coming from QA automation, but someone needs to write the tests first that then get automated by a test engineer. QA will be augmented by automation, but hardly get "done" by AI.
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7/15/2017 | 10:26:50 AM
risk is similar
When we look closer, artificial intelligence should take away some ungrateful stains, as Ford did in his time. Not all countries had chosen this path at the time, for example, China had voluntarily unindustrialized agriculture so that every person had a job. The risk is similar here I think
md@ipsitasoft.com
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7/14/2017 | 10:52:52 AM
Role of AI in IT Industry
The article surely inform us what would happen in IT arena in coming days. Those we are in IT industry, can foresee it but think positive about it. AI will relieve people engaged in IT - who are doing types of complected and monotonous work. Now, they will get more time to think about new ideas and be engaged in doing innovative things. People were and always will have upper hand over all types of men made things, whatever it may be called. No doubt that Artificial Intelligence will have tremendous impact in present days work activities. We just have to utilize it in proper way, in positive way! My heartiest thanks to the writer of this article - she deserves it by informing us in advance the future scenario of IT industry. It is on us, how we handle it!
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