artnet | Sarah Cascone:
After years of being told that it isn’t practical to try and get a job in the arts, art students have a new reason for optimism: Jobs that are available in their field are unlikely to be eliminated as the workforce is increasingly automated thanks to artificial intelligence.
“Art and beauty is very hard to replicate with A.I. Given [that] A.I. is more objective, analytical, [and] data driven, maybe it’s time for some of us to switch to the humanities, liberal arts, and beauty,” venture capitalist and Google and Microsoft alumni Kai-Fu Lee told Quartz. “Maybe professions where it’s hard to find a job might be good to study.” …read more
Image|Jack Taylor |Getty Images |Curator Ben Russell poses with a robot called Cygan