Jon Stewart Sounds Alarm on AI: 'The Reality Is They Come for Our Jobs'

Jon Stewart Sounds Alarm on AI: ‘The Reality Is They Come for Our Jobs’


Comedian Jon Stewart is sounding the alarm on AI, saying rapid adoption will result in lost jobs on a massive scale. Jon Stewart devoted a large segment of Monday’s episode of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show to exploring the ramifications of artificial intelligence technology.

“We have been through technological advances before and they all have promised a utopian life without drudgery,” Stewart said. “And the reality is they come for our jobs.”

Stewart then played clips of AI company executives giving assurances that the technology won’t replace humans, followed by clips of other executives talking about AI as a “labor saving tool” and AI removing the “tax of more people.”

AI is “replacing us in the workforce, not in the future, but now,” Stewart

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