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Prepare for more robots in workforce
Motlow president says artificial intelligence next
Motlow president Tony Kinkel says prepare for artificial intelligence robots which can think for themselves.
One of the major manufacturers in the Warren County area forecasts that, seven years from now, “half of its workers will be robots.”“If your children and grandchildren are not prepared for that economy, they will not make it,” Dr. Tony Kinkel, president of Motlow State Community College, told The Rotary Club of McMinnville on Thursday.“We are shifting to the fourth phase” in the world’s economic evolution — “the age of artificial intelligence.” Robots now under development will possess “an IQ of 10,000,” contrasted with average human IQ of 100, Kinkel stated.Kinkel leads Tennessee’s fastest-growing system of post-secondary education with 5,144 students on four campuses in its 11-county service area. Figures released last week show Motlow enrollment grew nearly 13 percent over the last year and has exceeded the statewide growth trends in each of the last four academic semesters.Not even lawyers are immune to the advance of competitors powered by artificial intelligence.