The capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) expand year by year. Still, there are always going to be tasks that require qualities that are difficult—if not impossible— for technology to replicate, such as creativity, empathy and emotional awareness.
There are many tasks that would be extremely difficult to automate, and there are professions that will always require human skills. For insights from experts who understand technology’s limitations as well as its possibilities, we asked members of Forbes Technology Council to share the jobs they believe can’t—or shouldn’t—be fully automated, and why.
1. Artisan Crafting
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