AI not yet a threat to labor force – Devcon Philippines

Devcon Philippines vice president for marketing RJ Ramirez said artificial intelligence (AI) is not yet a threat to the country’s labor force. Ramirez made the pronouncement to address fears that AI will displace workers in the business process outsourcing industry. AI and blockchain technology were two of the hottest topics at the Devcon Summit 2017 that took place in Taguig City on 18-19 November. Developers and experts from various fields of technology were expected to flock to the session on blockchain and cryptocurrency, according to Devcon’s VP for Programs Jhonathan Falcutela. This year, Devcon has invited pioneering techies and innovative thinkers from across the globe to explore the biggest game-changing trends in technology.