A worker faces an iPal robot, created by AvatarMind, at an assembly plant in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China, on July 4. Designed to offer education, care and companionship to children and the elderly, the 3.5-feet tall humanoid robots come in two genders and can tell stories, take photos and deliver educational or promotional content. Photo: Reuters

Why AI stealing our jobs may be a blessing in disguise – if we can rethink what meaningful work is

Kristine Yang says Hong Kong’s low employment rate is not a cause for celebration as the in-demand jobs are those likely to be replaced by AI. Instead, the coming revolution should shift our focus to creative work that machines cannot do

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A worker faces an iPal robot, created by AvatarMind, at an assembly plant in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China, on July 4. Designed to offer education, care and companionship to children and the elderly, the 3.5-feet tall humanoid robots come in two genders and can tell stories, take photos and deliver educational or promotional content. Photo: Reuters
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