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Participants at Intel's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Day stand in front of a poster during the event in the Indian city of Bangalore on April 4, 2017. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)
Participants at Intel's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Day stand in front of a poster during the event in the Indian city of Bangalore on April 4, 2017. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)
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Artificial Intelligence could add $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to a report from the consultancy firm PwC. But that economic growth is also likely to cost human jobs, potentially on a massive scale.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd looks at the pros and cons of the burgeoning AI industry with Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), executive editor of Recode and host of the podcast Recode Decode.

This segment aired on July 4, 2017.

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