Much has been made of A.I.’s potential to destroy jobs by automating away routine and bureaucratic tasks. But when I think about what makes a job fulfilling, regardless of industry, a few things come to mind: consequential decisions, meaningful personal interactions and challenging problems to solve. It’s not fun to do nothing or nothing important. So while we worry about A.I. reducing the job supply, it’s also true that those that remain will be better. A.I. is a powerful engine of job inequality.

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