Copy of IBM CEO Says It’s a ‘Good Thing’ if AI Takes Your Job

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said AI can help with the labor shortage, but workers aren’t the winners in that equation.Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP)

Once, IBM was the world leader in AI, trotting out robots to face off against chess grand masters and Jeopardy! champions in televised media stunts. Now AI is back in the limelight, but IBM is nowhere near the front of the pack. The company’s chief executive Arvind Krishna sat down with the Financial Times for an interview about his effort to revamp IBM’s AI business. What he ended up giving were grim predictions about the future of work.