Mark Cuban says studying philosophy may soon be worth more than computer science

Slaven Vlasic | Getty Image Mark Cuban speaks onstage during the THRIVE with Arianna Huffington panel at The Town Hall during 2016 Advertising Week New York on September 28, 2016 in New York City. That’s because Cuban expects artificial intelligence technology to vastly change the job market, and he anticipates that eventually technology will become so smart it can program itself. “What is happening now with artificial intelligence is we’ll start automating automation,” Cuban tells AOL. “Artificial intelligence won’t need you or I to do it, it will be able to figure out itself how to automate [tasks] over the next 10 to 15 years. “Now the hard part isn’t whether or not it will change the nature of the work force — it will,” he continues. “The question is, over the period of time that it happens, who will be displaced?” He views previously lucrative jobs in industries like accounting and computer programming as subject to the powers of automation .

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