Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Human Augmenter?

At the North American Trading Architecture Summit in New York, artificial intelligence came under the spotlight with industry participants discussing the extent to which it might replace humans across the capital markets.

Elon Musk is worried that with artificial intelligence, “we are summoning the demon” that could destroy mankind. Stephen Hawking is concerned that AI could prove to be “the best or worst thing to happen to humanity.” Larry Page, on the other hand, is constantly trying to push the limits of machine learning, while Mark Zuckerberg is creating an AI to run his home.

When it comes to the intersection of human and robot, there’s both pessimism and optimism. This is a debate that will be fought in ev