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Freelance Website Now Allows Companies to Hire Chatbots

August 4, 2017

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In April, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma offered a striking forecast for the American workplace, suggesting that “in 10 or 20 years, people will work less than four hours a day, maybe three days a week” and that, in 30 years, “a robot will likely be on the cover of Time magazine as the best CEO.”

For Ma’s predictions to come true, engineers and computer scientists will need to teach robots and AI to excel at human tasks like writing. However, some more complex jobs are already becoming automated.

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