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I don’t worry about AI taking my job.
Sure a machine could learn to code...
But divining a combination of business needs, designs, cloud architecture docs, connectivity docs, code requirements, and six fucking APIs into anything coherently useable is an act of creation practically on the level of god.
And once the machines could do that, what use would us meatbags have?
It’d be like the Matrix except instead of being batteries, the machines would just keep us alive to be perpetual end users...
Oktokolo235537dSo it will be like now. But instead of
unreadable code made by humans we get
unreadable code made by machines?
magicMirror726237dI see you started using ML classifiers?
Hazarth222437dEver since I started doing some AI myself It made me feel like it's incredibly dumb and stupid and will probably take decades and completely new technologies to ever replace a programmer or a designer...
On the other hand stuff like GPT-3 and DALL-E scare the living fuck out of me because really deep deep DEEP nets can already replace some designers at least in the top business level... where getting a logo or new "business ad theme song" is literally a repetitive boring job for the most part, since everyone wants the same thing...
Which brings me to another feeling I have regarding AI, which is that replacing the repetitive boring work also gives actually creative people more time to do the actual fun work...
BUT if you take jobs from all the unskilled people that enjoy repetitive work because that's all they know to do.. then they'll flood the open creative jobs and leave us creative people without work as a consequence, be it due to diversity hiring or just random luck!
I could continue this chain of thought forever and all it would ever leave me to would be confusion and existential dread that I'm not sure is even coming or not...
my logical side of the brain says "maybe, but unlikely"
my longterm problem solving part says "Maybe you should learn something else just to be sure..."
and I'm not getting any younger, now am I?
So yeah, regarding AI I find it both fascinating and see the incredible potential it has to make my and others lifes so much better... and at the same time there's a looming threat of what might happen if I underestimate it's capabilities... because it has already surprised me several times and every new research that come with it just makes these feelings stronger
AI will not replace developers any time soon.
AI/robots replaces truckers, content writers, cashiers, burger flippers, cab drivers, asset artists, maybe even politicians (see Salesforce AI economist)
Those people will then round up and murder all the developers.
homo-lorens661736dDo you know the source code of your coworkers?
Are you allowed to look inside and try to figure it out?
Can your coworkers fly off the hook and cause a lot of damage?
You're afraid of AI as if humans weren't much much worse in nearly all aspects.
The only advantage we have is that your fellow human can't be much more intelligent than you, whereas for an AI the difference can be a lot and it's very hard to tell.
AtuM117536dAI losing its marbles in support role. Memory leaks all over the place, trying to please everyone.. until the day that it snaps and kills us all.
bittersweet35So, you start with a PHP website. Nah, no hating on PHP here, this is not about language design or performanc...
vane6I die, go to hell and my punishment is to write software for hell network that is having power problems due to...
EdoPhoenix6The disaster starts with the following sentence: "so marketing had an idea..."