AI jobs and Python

Written by Peter Steele

April 4, 2023

Categories: Tech News

The Future of Jobs and Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have been buzzwords in the technology industry for a while now, with many fearing that AI will replace human jobs. However, the truth is that AI and ML are more likely to complement human creativity than supplant it. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the current state of AI and ML, industries that are embracing it, and what it means for job seekers.

Industries Embracing AI

According to the newest 2022 AI Index Report from Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, virtually every industry has increased its investments in AI-savvy people. However, some industries are more aggressively embracing AI than others. Information, professional, scientific, and technical services, and finance and insurance are among the industries with the highest AI-centric job postings.

Python: The Key to Future Job Success

If you’re worried about your job or simply want to capitalize on the trend of AI and ML, there’s one word you need to know: Python. Python has become the lingua franca for experts and novices alike as they dive into data science. In the Stanford report, Python stands out both for its relative growth compared to other desired skills and its absolute growth. Python helps reduce the complexity inherent in AI/ML by providing a bevy of powerful libraries that simplify development.

The Impact of AI on Jobs

According to a different study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and funded by OpenAI, “around 80% of the U.S. workforce could have at least 10% of their work tasks affected by the introduction of LLMs, while approximately 19% of workers may see at least 50% of their tasks impacted.” This means that some industries, such as accountants, mathematicians, interpreters, and creative writers, are more at risk of being impacted by AI and ML than others.

The Good News about AI and Jobs

While AI and ML are likely to impact jobs, this news needn’t be bad. As we’re seeing with software development, AI can remove some of the tedium of a given job while freeing up employees to focus on higher-value tasks. For those looking to bolster their chances in this AI-driven future, learning Python and other AI-related skills can be key to success.


In conclusion, AI and ML are here to stay, and they will continue to shape the job market. While some jobs may be impacted, there are opportunities for individuals to capitalize on the trend by learning Python and other AI-related skills. As businesses continue to embrace AI, it will become increasingly important for job seekers to stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and skillsets.

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Peter Steele

Peter Steele

Software Engineer/Site Owner

I am a father of 2, happily married and I also love to game! I started this site as a way to pass on what I have learned as a software engineer. Hopefully I can pass on some knowledge to those seeking it and make someone's life just a little better. Happy coding!

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