Kai-Fu Lee has an impressive resume: He has a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon and has been a vice president at Apple, Microsoft and Google. Today, he is the CEO of Chinese venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures and the author of the "AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order." Lee has also been dubbed the "oracle of AI" by CBS's "60 Minutes" for his leading insights about artificial intelligence.
"I believe [AI] is going to change the world more than anything in the history of mankind. More than electricity," he told CBS's Scott Pelley on Sunday.
In particular, the rise of artificial intelligence will dramatically change the labor markets, a fact that is of particular concern for many workers.
There are, however, four kinds of jobs that will be safe from the artificial intelligence revolution, Lee said in an op-ed for Time entitled, "Artificial Intelligence Is Powerful—And Misunderstood. Here's How We Can Protect Workers," which published Friday. They are: