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The Rise of the Machines - Why Automation is Different this Time

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Dylan Mccluey
Dylan Mccluey Vor 10 Tage
iOS option UI ok poop I pppi poop pop put my hands m Mml lol l lol ok I’ll I I’ll
Remrema Chhangte
"plays air raid siren that it is the end of the world and robots are talking over"
Jose Sanchez
Jose Sanchez Vor 3 Monate
20 years later and not even close , Hollywood and reality can not be mixed ,
Pippe ML
Pippe ML Vor 4 Monate
Lol I pictured Bender xD
hgdc
hgdc Vor 4 Monate
Yeah man, I love the channel an try to buy the calendar every year!! However this year I end up never getting the package…. It was shipped( probably not their fault , but ups’s) Anyway still disappointing…
Marcus
Marcus Vor 3 years
My AI replacement is going to think watching DE-vid at work is a crucial part of my job.
Mighty Cannon
Mighty Cannon Vor 4 Tage
@VitalNutrients wont that information already be available to it though
Krrish Stark
Krrish Stark Vor 9 Tage
Mine too
chatboss000
chatboss000 Vor 11 Tage
@Waymond Boyd Better...how? It's more profitable maybe (until a team outperforms and outcompetes your solo efforts) but now instead of barely running an office job you're now running a whole damn business! I say it's just another blip on the spectrum of work life balance.
Waymond Boyd
Waymond Boyd Vor 12 Tage
@chatboss000 that's such a dumb option. A better option is to find out how to automate your whole job. sett up 50 "employees" all utilising your algorithms and sell the service to a company
Deerdanger
Deerdanger Vor 2 Monate
Just play games and stuff so that when it does take over they think that it is just messed up, big brain time
Evelyn Lamoy
Evelyn Lamoy Vor 11 Monate
"All jobs can be done by machines now!" "So we can have a utopia now right? right?" Dystopia:
Haden Blake
Haden Blake Vor Monat
@Et Zpapounet I think Jesus would be far more angry about people going hungry to pay rent while their bosses buy their twelfth super yacht than someone saying "the fucking messiah".
Moon Lambo
Moon Lambo Vor Monat
I'm hoping to get a sexy robot wife that looks like Taylor Swift. TayTay Bot 3000.
Name404
Name404 Vor 2 Monate
@Lazerhosen UBi
Gabriel Eggers
Gabriel Eggers Vor 2 Monate
If we weren't literally going to run out of energy and minerals to produce everything, then I guess that might be possible.
Stash Guard
Stash Guard Vor year
The reason I'm not afraid of an AI taking my job is, that they actually think "you bought a bed recently, we recommend you a second one"
OMFGallusernamesgone
actually no, that's just poorly trained and modeled AI (which may or may not include Amazon at the time of writing), a good AI would KNOW that users tend not to buy more beds after buying a bed based off historical evidence that trumps the usual trend of users buying items similar to items they recently bought.
Emmanuel Piscicelli
When specific ai designs general ai we are extinct.
RKs World
RKs World Vor Monat
@Hopeful_Vessel :3 i mean once all jobs are replaced everybody will have free time 24/7 i dont see the downside :P
Ali arda Talaş
Ali arda Talaş Vor 2 Monate
When the marriage
Cheshire Cat
Cheshire Cat Vor 11 Monate
It's amazing that as our society invents robots, machine learning, AI, automation, etc. we still require everyone to work more than their parents and get paid less for it. At this rate, our children will be even poorer than us, as we build spaceships and space bases.
OMFGallusernamesgone
@Kender no bro, the PRODUCTIVITY of the average worker has gone up as well. Mostly due to poor social policies / degradation of unions. You could be worth $500 an hour, no company will pay you that if you have someone else willing to do the same job for $15
Aadi Vivek Padhi
Aadi Vivek Padhi Vor 11 Tage
its human nature. we have been greedy since the very day homo sapiens were created. now, big powerful people, the "one percent" of the world, controlls basically every aspect of our lives, and more jobs being automated means less money they have to pay to their workers, so they get richer. im not angry at them, its just the way life works. but, if less people work for them, it also means they have less customers since the people who have no jobs are too poor to buy stuff. if only there was a world in which everything was free, and robots and AI would do every job on the planet. i mean, think about it, if automation takes over every job on the planet, they would not need to be paid, so free time for everybody. robots will fix the robots, and create more advanced tech. but now, in the present, this is only in our imaginations.
deker095
deker095 Vor 15 Tage
Define poor. I don't know what the hell it means anymore.
꧁GlorifiedGremlin꧂
The best way I've learned to rebel against that is to get out of their cycle of money and hustle culture and exploitation. Get some land, put a mobile home on it, raise livestock and grow your own food. Instead of working to increase the amount of money you make, reduce your dependence on money all together
B
B Vor Monat
@Joedagg4 he isn’t taking in centuries, he’s taking in decades. And there has not been an increase in inflation corrected wages since the last generation.
Topsy Kretts
Topsy Kretts Vor 11 Monate
1950s science-fiction told me that we should be all united as a species by now, that we´re listening to the scientists and strive for a better future among the stars. Machines helped us get rid of work altogether and resources are distributed evenly so nobody goes hungry and can enjoy their own time as they wish. How naive, how sad it didn´t happen.
Ice▪muffin🍰
Ice▪muffin🍰 Vor 23 Tage
@Topsy Kretts Exactly... So few get truths like this it's beyond maddening and depressing... Wonder if it'll ever change. But doesn't even matter anymore..
Topsy Kretts
Topsy Kretts Vor 3 Monate
@ArthurVice it´s a shame that a lot of people can´t even imagine to do anything but work. there´s lots to "work for", ending the kind of work we know now should be nr 1 on that list, so we can use our time and energy to develop as human beings.
ArthurVice
ArthurVice Vor 3 Monate
if there is nothing to work for life would just become meaningless
ithingys
ithingys Vor 7 Monate
@Tomasz Rajek as long as the concept of money exists there will be people who exist simply to take advantage of that concept. The concept of money literally allows them to take advantage of itself, because the only thing money does is allow people who have more, get more, and people who have less, get less.
TheLocoUnion
TheLocoUnion Vor 7 Monate
That was 1966 Star Trek!
yhtomit627GU
yhtomit627GU Vor year
Is no one else impressed at the quality Kurzgesagt achieves with ONLY 12 people? Been following the channel for a while now but holy crap, TWELVE PEOPLE?!?!?!
Hafelord
Hafelord Vor 7 Tage
Probably because they use AI for everything else
Gamer Gamer
Gamer Gamer Vor 12 Tage
7:39 it’s clear that flipping burgers requires some skill
Kaiserniv
Kaiserniv Vor 26 Tage
@Muhammad Sayeed today kurz has 50+ members working fulltime
Muhammad Sayeed
Muhammad Sayeed Vor 2 Monate
I heard they said 12 people working FULL TIME.
lolliii
lolliii Vor 3 Monate
if you counts the experts, they'll be about 20 people in this group, or more.
Hjkryan 2007
Hjkryan 2007 Vor year
Expectation: Post-Scarcity Utopia Reality: Corporate Dystopia
SCP-173
SCP-173 Vor 2 Monate
This is why you do a socialism
John Saints
John Saints Vor 5 Monate
"You will own nothing and be happy"
freethesoft
freethesoft Vor 6 Monate
@Lazerhosen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Georgi Gospodinov
As a Automation specialist I can confirm that my firm needs less and less funktional testers because of the automation tests me and my colleague write every day
Fernando Vasquez
Fernando Vasquez Vor 7 Monate
You are going to automize your job one day
joe
joe Vor 8 Monate
@Coralie Maupu The automatic automation test program tester.
Coralie Maupu
Coralie Maupu Vor 9 Monate
Who tests the automation test program ? 😅
Georgi Gospodinov
Georgi Gospodinov Vor 11 Monate
@Seneric I appreciate that :D
Stormslegacy
Stormslegacy Vor 11 Monate
Imagine if we considered caretaking and connection as adding value to our economy. Everything from all of the unpaid labor of parenting to caring for disabled family, meals on wheels...there are many worthy labor outlets that don't even show up in the numbers. Robots can't replace human connections.
Western Ohio Interurban History
Robots can't blow the horn on the train when you wave to them
ziplock9000
ziplock9000 Vor 6 Monate
Why would you consider it adding value to an economy when it literally doesnt?
Last Strike
Last Strike Vor 7 Monate
@Alexandre hadjinlian guerra The economy is literally made and sustained by people. Who do you think is going to be buying products?
Alexandre hadjinlian guerra
@Tim Siao government debts
Tim Siao
Tim Siao Vor 7 Monate
Who would pay for it though?
Hybrid Miranda
Hybrid Miranda Vor 4 Monate
I graduated art school 7 years ago thinking I had job security... now programmers are inventing code to automate art and design, as well as animation. It's terrifying. I have a great job as a lead game artist right now, but I wonder where it'll be in 10 years...
A Shady Trap
A Shady Trap Vor 3 Stunden
@Aadi Vivek Padhi dont even bother, Probably some basement coded mobile game about answering quiz questions yes or no
I like Dinos
I like Dinos Vor 2 Tage
@deker095 Man i would love to play video games made by people who only have art as a hobby. I sure do bet they would look great. And take just as much time as a group of professionals.
Aadi Vivek Padhi
Aadi Vivek Padhi Vor 11 Tage
which game company do you work for?
deker095
deker095 Vor 15 Tage
Art is a hobby.
e e
e e Vor 2 Monate
Remember to keep top of your game with creativity when ai makes its wave in the industry
3.14159265358
3.14159265358 Vor 5 years
This is literally one of the best channels on DE-vid. Keep up the good work!
Ice▪muffin🍰
Ice▪muffin🍰 Vor 23 Tage
Pi is that you????!!!
Ubeogesh
Ubeogesh Vor 5 years
I hate the accent. There are also very localized examples like "blockbuster", which is bad for global understanding. Already not the best channel
reallyanti
reallyanti Vor year
Humans don't need jobs, humans need sustenance. The same output is being generated. Usually even more. The real problem is resource hoarding. More work is being done, but the economic output is being hoarded.
Eurasia Acaci .-
Eurasia Acaci .- Vor 9 Tage
@Nikarthur , same fundamentals.
Mc theorist
Mc theorist Vor 2 Monate
And bruh we can become youtubers
Mc theorist
Mc theorist Vor 2 Monate
No matter how robots are like us they never had the same emotion So we can do something creative
Mc theorist
Mc theorist Vor 2 Monate
We could study science space
Cool win
Cool win Vor year
2017: Robots are taking over. 2017 me: Society is doomed. Me that has to work in 2021: What ever.
◊Ǥ◊ PROFEXOR
◊Ǥ◊ PROFEXOR Vor 3 Monate
@Fat Penguin i want it to happen its not a bad thing
◊Ǥ◊ PROFEXOR
◊Ǥ◊ PROFEXOR Vor 3 Monate
@VOLT GAMING it would be the best if we were jobless but machines would do our jobs and pay us lol just an idea
Fat Penguin
Fat Penguin Vor 11 Monate
Well, believe it or not but it's not an instant process. It's like evolution, it's going to take time (significantly less than evolution) but it will happen, unless we prevent it.
Manu J
Manu J Vor year
‘You are essentially teaching computers to replace you’ Me side-eying my PS4: 👀
cx456
cx456 Vor 6 Monate
I have a PS4 what a coincidence
Maxwell Benz
Maxwell Benz Vor 7 Monate
Because you darn sure ain't got no ps5
Manu J
Manu J Vor 9 Monate
@Hil exactly, no one dared to think computers would become a staple in every household 50 years ago, and now, they are smaller then ever and everyone has them. Progress is fast.
Hil
Hil Vor 10 Monate
@Miklis you just need more factories. I wont be an issue in 10 years lol
DeNub
DeNub Vor year
This is one of the very few channels who put months of effort into a 11 minutes, they spend so much time for their fans, and i respect that.
David Schaftenaar
David Schaftenaar Vor 2 years
You know, something just occurred to me: Automation is going to end the need for "work" altogether, in the same way the industrial revolution eventually ended slavery. A world that has advanced automation _should be_ a world of abundance for everyone... So the problem with automation is actually cultural: We've always lived in a world of scarcity and this has ingrained in us the notion that we shouldn't constantly give valuable goods away without repayment of some sort. If we hold on to that notion, automation is going to be a curse. People will starve because they can't pay for food, despite the fact that robots will be producing literal mountains of it for free.
Luisina Casirola
They won't be producing mountains of it if no one can buy it- It's called The law of supply and demand, look it up ;)
Elijah King
Elijah King Vor 3 Monate
This isn’t fucking Star Trek.
ArthurVice
ArthurVice Vor 3 Monate
@Enfield_the_Enigmatic and yet communism has existed for even shorter so how does how long it existed caculate how long it will last
ThatTallGuy
ThatTallGuy Vor 5 Monate
I like being a greedy capitalist lol 😂
Robin Lundqvist
this guy is spitting real facts and only gets a thousand likes. All I see in the top is people parroting what they’ve heard from their favorite social media influencer.
Daniel Machado
Padme: innovation will save us right? Anakin:… -Will save us right? -😏
streeterville773
streeterville773 Vor 3 Monate
@Green Goblin Because he's rich only because of parents and doesn't actually make any of the shit he's famous for. Crush capitalism.
Green Goblin
Green Goblin Vor 9 Monate
@Lotfi Adam why
Lotfi Adam
Lotfi Adam Vor 10 Monate
@Moss Elon Musk is a terrible person wdym
Moss
Moss Vor 10 Monate
@Riley that’s not capitalism that’s just shit people. Elon musk is rich and he is not trying to do bad at all
Fjuron
Fjuron Vor 7 Monate
Your production quality is off the charts! Plus, I feel I can trust your information and the differentiated way in which you present it a hell of a lot more than many other sources.
Daniel C
Daniel C Vor 3 Monate
Please make an updated version of this video!! It's been almost 5 years and there has been a lot of changes.
joe jeason
joe jeason Vor 11 Monate
In the near future: Robot to his colleague: I'm tired of this job. His colleague: how about hiring a human doing it for us?
Luisina Casirola
@starofchaos HAHAHAHA
Artamis Bot
Artamis Bot Vor 2 Monate
@Son Goku no.
Son Goku
Son Goku Vor 2 Monate
@Artamis Bot tell the exact distance between earth and sun without googling
Artamis Bot
Artamis Bot Vor 2 Monate
@Son Goku no, you are trolling.
Son Goku
Son Goku Vor 2 Monate
@Artamis Bot you are trolling
Syntax
Syntax Vor year
"'Let's invent a thing inventor,' said the thing inventor inventor after being invented by a thing inventor."
Communist
Communist Vor 3 Monate
Damn, bill was right
Maglev
Maglev Vor 4 Monate
Yeah that sums up the message of this video
Artamis Bot
Artamis Bot Vor 9 Monate
@3vorp he's funny
3vorp
3vorp Vor 9 Monate
bill wurtz is a chad
MemeKlub
MemeKlub Vor 9 Monate
Someones taken out the decoy family!
Ruben Jesus
Ruben Jesus Vor year
Self check out lanes are also a good example of automation taking place in common places like grocery stores. The number of machine has increased from 2, to 4, to 6, and to 8 or more this year. Soon it will replace cashiers.
spudmagic
spudmagic Vor 7 Monate
Great video, like always! However, project management tools like the one referenced may just replace resource managers. Effective middle managers should be domain experts, proficient individual contributors, trained in conflict resolution and career development, etc. Not that all these can't be automated in the future but I don't think a plug-and-play network of freelancers will be the big answer for every company.
Dédale
Dédale Vor 9 Monate
"Could be a huge opportunity to reduce inequality" Hahahahaha. Good one Kurzgesagt. Good one.
Evan Martin
Evan Martin Vor 4 Monate
Great video! Thank you so much for creating these videos for us. I went to click the link for the study about automation and it is not working for me. I am not sure if it is just me or not, but I thought I would let you know. Again, I appreciate all that you guys do!
Dino Hall
Dino Hall Vor 2 years
"This video took over 900 hours to make..." Depressing or not, there's no way to NOT give that kind of effort a Thumbs-Up.
Queeniieee
Queeniieee Vor 9 Monate
@V B because they work on multiple videos on the same time.
Queeniieee
Queeniieee Vor 9 Monate
@Angryconsumernerd unless you have sourced proof of this, I can safely assume that you're wrong.
Nick The brick 8
@SuB SONiC I Love how you don’t know how long it takes to get research for videos..
Pavel Ivanov
Pavel Ivanov Vor 5 Monate
Does that mean that we can leave most (if not all) work to machines and have a bigger part of humanity invested in further innovation and reasearch? I guess we would be supporting the machines, and not the other way around. But still, have we considered that option?
B
B Vor year
I asked the Cleverbot AI what it thought the impact of automation would be on jobs and it said "I have no idea"... Damnit, it's already as good as people on that question.
Eugene Proff
Eugene Proff Vor 9 Monate
This video took us about 900 hours to make, and we've been working on it for over nine months. Stupid birds are too ineffective. Need to be replaced by machines.
Shamger
Shamger Vor Monat
I love how when Kurzgesagt enters screen you hear a light motif representing them, this channel is amazing
Funke Motor
Funke Motor Vor 4 years
Here's a thought: The only reason we need jobs is because we need money to buy stuff. If automation comes to a point where we can produce things ridiculously cheap, would we still need to have jobs? My point is, the industrial revolution liberated a lot of minds to pursue art and other interesting things, what if the information revolution liberated us all just to enjoy life and do the things we are interested in just because we enjoy them? I know this may sound utopic right now, but that's probably how people thought about free time before the industrial revolution.
Азамат Куанов
Now i am here using your quote for my essay.😅 Great thought tho, thank you very much
Can Karako
Can Karako Vor 9 Monate
i think you are right. I'm a designer, went to art school and now making more as a freelancer than my friends who are lawyers, engineers and even some doctors. What happened is that their parents told them to pursue respectable carriers to be successful. Education became a very profitable sector. Millions of people started graduating with reputable degrees when there is no need for that many people for those jobs. Now they have to rat race to get higher in the corporate hierarchy. My point is do what you love. Fuck the rest
Imply Doods
Imply Doods Vor 11 Monate
@Ryan AI can make art to....... and there very good at it...........
Imply Doods
Imply Doods Vor 11 Monate
@Joshua Carlos nope if that happens people will just take stuff for themselves all the time therers still a limited ammount of stuff its just that no humans are doing anything to get it
Catriel Marignac Lionti
@Polarwhisper6 We didnt do that for millions of years, just a couple thousand, our mind are malleable.
Luís Andrade
Luís Andrade Vor 7 Monate
I'm from the future and I can confirm that just like in the past machines performing better tasks does not equate to machines replacing jobs. A job is more than one or even a collection of tasks
Gualtiero Dotti
Gualtiero Dotti Vor 10 Monate
Everytime I see your videos is incredible that even if they are made years ago they still feel fresh
Luke
Luke Vor 11 Monate
900 hours to make this?! jesus, no wonder they are so wonderfully informative and easy to watch
TRAIN OF DESTRUCTION T.O.D
Love you guys and your hard work you guys at kurzgesagt really make me think about the future
Aurelian Greeno
Aurelian Greeno Vor 9 Monate
We have AI robotics working in our hub at UPS. They carry bins around our warehouse for us and are all completely automated in the way that they drive around the building and navigate around workers and other robot trains. With that being said, however, it’s still hilarious to watch it come to an excessively grinding hard stop anytime a worker steps in their path lol
Spaxxist
Spaxxist Vor 9 Monate
I'm just seeing a future where everyone on earth has a base standard income and automation does most of the production of materials etc. Innovation and particularly hard jobs will be done by people, the amount of hours collectively worked can stay the same while population grows because people will not have to do as much. And can focus on innovation and growth more
icy_flame
icy_flame Vor 3 Monate
The perfect example of machine learning is--- I love his videos. And most of the time I watch them for hours in a row. Now I realized that I am watching too many videos at a time that now my brain just can't take it all. Now I want to change the subject a bit. But now most of the time I just cant find'em. My phone just shows me his videos in the homescheen
Ichi Wara
Ichi Wara Vor 10 Monate
This channel is awesome. I love your work. And, about the topic of this video: automation will, for sure, destroy a lot of workplaces and lives, a whole generation could be wiped out, the risk is true. But after this tragedy, the survivors will specialize themselves on works that no machine ever will be able to substitute - like the work of a psychologist, or that of an artist - and maybe, the humanity, freed from the hard work inside a fabric or inside a warehouse, will be less stressed and more capable to re-discover the essence of the humanity. At least, that's what i think and hope.
JVMEEL
JVMEEL Vor 11 Monate
This gives an entirely new meaning of "less is more"
7Land Entertainment
900 staff hours, great work KZ, spot on, well researched, great sfx and mix.
Asha
Asha Vor year
I feel like automation won't negatively affect my job, only make some aspects easier.
LtParry
LtParry Vor 5 Monate
Watching this as I've just delved deep into Factorio makes it even more interesting haha
Psyco Josho
Psyco Josho Vor 2 years
This is becoming increasingly relevant as the coronavirus lockdown shows us just how few people we need to run a country.
AnthonyStHellhammer G
AnthonyStHellhammer G Vor 10 Monate
Except all the farms where produce and animal harvest is way way down if not being done at all ,This is why food prices around the world have skyrocketed,Soon you may be paying $5 for an apple
Michael Martin
Michael Martin Vor 10 Monate
At this point I'd rather have machines and computers running the country - at least they'd run it logically
General Codsworth
Well, it's true. Many if not most jobs today are for luxury. You don't really need waiters or bartenders or theme park workers for survival, only food, water, and medical are truly needed (especially in the short term) for human survival. We need those jobs not for the consumer, but for the worker who then uses their pay to buy food and the like to consume
Agent Blackbird
Agent Blackbird Vor 10 Monate
Ah yes, this is one of my favorite videos on this channel. It’s what got me into the channel as well.
Дмирий Домов
Если люди действительно хотят улучшить положение своих братьев, а не своё одно, им надо быть готовыми не только на изменение всего того строя жизни, к которому они привыкли, и на лишение тех выгод, которыми они пользовались, но и на напряжённую борьбу не с правительствами, а с собой и своими семьями, быть готовыми на гонения за неисполнение правительственных требований. Лев Толстой
Digital_Jedi
Digital_Jedi Vor 9 Monate
Little does my boss know, my job is already 90% automated. God I love my programming class.
Teufull
Teufull Vor 10 Monate
This video makes me really glad I went into automated manufacturing😂
john bailey
john bailey Vor 2 years
Kurzgesagt: the AI will learn what to recommend you Me: *watches ep 3 of a series* DE-vid recommendations: I think that you should watch episode 5, 11 and 1
Lily Pads
Lily Pads Vor year
Maybe the AI felt the inbetween episodes are useless and unintentionally mocks the show's creators by saying those episodes are trash and just fillers therefore you can just skip it
Heavyarms55
Heavyarms55 Vor year
Me: watched one clip for Dragon Ball Z from a friend DE-vid: So you want nothing but DBZ videos from now on?
Bread Emperor
Bread Emperor Vor year
no no no it forgot 174
Dave_MTB_Skate
Dave_MTB_Skate Vor 2 years
i'm getting told to manscape
Anshul Anand
Anshul Anand Vor year
I would love for you guys to do a video on big finance and firms like Vanguard and Blackrock. Including how bad the people in office are would be great.. I trust you guys to help me understand it more 😅
krispys weekend garage
Working in automation I see this happen more frequently. Someone gets hurt at a machine and we then start brainstorming how we can automate it.
IAN 4000
IAN 4000 Vor 11 Monate
9:57 "If fewer and fewer people have decent work, who would be doing all the consuming?" This creates an effect called the "tendency for the rate of profit to fall" and Karl Marx predicted it in the 1840's. It's why he thought the capitalist mode of production would destroy itself through automation.
艾米心amihart
艾米心amihart Vor 11 Monate
@Fanrath Simple: place the robots into public ownership, and so the public benefits from them. Automation would cease to be antagonistic to the population but beneficial.
IAN 4000
IAN 4000 Vor 11 Monate
@Fanrath The point where automation collapses the labor market is the point at which money loses all value. People will be forced to either seize the means of production for themselves, or starve to death. So organize with your community and buy a gun if you don't have one. And if your only method of not starving to death is wage labor, then you need a backup plan.
Fanrath
Fanrath Vor 11 Monate
damn, okay, and what does he propose we should do?
Crash_hunter
Crash_hunter Vor 10 Monate
We really need a new system. In Germany we decide if we try a new curse in 2 days. I really hope we can start as soon as possible trying out what will bring us into the future.
BagelCollector
BagelCollector Vor 5 years
Why isn't anyone mentioning the improvement of animation in this episode? I'm in love with the look AND the animation now!
Loudar
Loudar Vor 5 years
maybe machines did it
Umar Uzman
Umar Uzman Vor 5 years
Yes I too love their animations , and at the same time their animation is now more phenomenal.
Quos Koan
Quos Koan Vor 5 years
I noticed, but didn't comment. Until NOooooww
Korakys
Korakys Vor 5 years
When you're doing your job right nobody notices...
FannyMMOs
FannyMMOs Vor 5 years
BagelCollector I was actually searching comments just for that. I'm amazed, they've really pushed it extremely far this time! Can't wait to see next ones. How many hundreds of hours could this have taken tho :O Edit: ok, 900. Speechless!
Strazdas
Strazdas Vor 6 Monate
That software management program sounds like a nightmare. Every moment an AI can decide you arent good enough and you become unhireable.
Colin Burd
Colin Burd Vor 10 Monate
“Machines learning” a cool yet worrying thing when you think about it.
We’re Hooked On Fishing
Can we just appreciate that it took them 900 hours to create this video for free
Mizdrmcdoogles
Mizdrmcdoogles Vor 11 Monate
this is honestly the one channel on youtube id actually like to support
Help me get to 50 subs with no videos
I love the part were it was telling us about the amount of workers they have and then they show a duck shaped satilte
Jay Sinha
Jay Sinha Vor 6 Monate
Good, clearly presented ideas. Sadly we do see the gap between rich and poor growing.
JB9000x
JB9000x Vor 8 Monate
The place I work has been collecting vast amounts of data for decades. Everyone always says we could use all that data to do so much cool stuff, but taking that step is so difficult with so many barriers. I guess one day it will happen, but the task is considerably more complicated than anyone is willing to take on.
Mundane Insight
Mundane Insight Vor Monat
What place is that if you don’t mind me asking?
The Lonely One
The Lonely One Vor 10 Monate
What if we programmed a machine to know the theory of everything? Could it replace all the jobs in the word?
blkbrd
blkbrd Vor 5 years
Had to stop midway to say your videos are getting more gorgeous by the iteration. This one is simply breathtaking. And the thought put into each animation is so deep and subtle that it's a lesson in efficiency in and of itself.
ZippityD
ZippityD Vor 5 years
This is where he tells us that his animation is now being done by a machine learning program.
KitimatGooner
KitimatGooner Vor 5 years
Amen to that
lexo Chewie
lexo Chewie Vor 5 years
boyboyy i agree
Tertioptus
Tertioptus Vor 10 Monate
First of all, the machines could never come up with this video on their own, but of course they are duplicating and distributing it; which is why I watched it. What does that tell you about the basic difference between man and machine?
J H
J H Vor 7 Monate
It's ok, by the time AI takes over most jobs, we would all have universal basic income subsidized by Google/Amazon/Apple/Tesla etc.
shady80
shady80 Vor 10 Monate
I think the problem lies less in the innovation's themselves and more how the capitalist system works. If we aren't able to naturally dismantle it upon realizing this society will likely be in a paradoxical broken state for some period of time before settling in an either utopian or completely hellish society. I'm hoping its the former though.
Nduduzo Blose
Nduduzo Blose Vor Monat
I always figured that most jobs would be replaced by machines leaving humans to just chill and live With money being irrelevant
Nick Gula
Nick Gula Vor 5 years
Anyone notice that the animations of this video looked really good compared to the others? They have been improving a lot.
Declan Newton
Declan Newton Vor 4 years
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SpartaCorps
SpartaCorps Vor 5 years
This video took 9 months to create
Shao-Hsi Lu
Shao-Hsi Lu Vor 5 years
yeah the human movement is really smooth.
Megablademe
Megablademe Vor 5 years
Nick Gula it's 60 fps
Ryan Rego
Ryan Rego Vor 5 years
Machines did that.
Johnysimus
Johnysimus Vor 14 Tage
The real problem is economic equality. Even when taking AI and machine learning out of it. Just by being able to programm an automated machine to do your job makes me multiplicatively more efficient. And therefore, in classical economy, multiplicatively more worth and therefore getting paid increasingly more. Furthermore if the ammount of work doesn't increase fast enough - as this video is discussing - increasing more people are "unemployable" all together. Even beyond "not paying virtualy anything to the worker". It is like asking a horse to replace car for minimum food so that getting a thousand horses would be just like getting a car. It's just not going to happen. The ever increasing economic inequality and rising number of practically unemployable people are going to be MASSIVE social issues of the near future. In Europe we deal with less productive or unproductive people like elderly or handicapped by sharing our money, but marking someone as worhy of benefist for being "unemployable" would be quite... revolutionary? Universal income is obviously one of potential solutions as mentioned (I still havent watched their other video). Maybe genetic engineering will bring a solution. Maybe we drastically change our society towards less capitalistic in some ways. There are obviously also much darker scenarios.... scenarios where slavery is back.... or where less inteligent people are prevented from mating (after all that's what you do in the case of the horse metaphore I made earlier - you just don't breed as many horses)... I am quite scared of these futures and how they take hold.
N T
N T Vor 8 Tage
More effectiveness means the same amount of work can be accomplished in less time => It's possible to introduce the "6 hour work days" concept ^^ Work less but life more. If we as a collective - not only limited to the mega rich - would stop being greedy, agreeing to pay peolle fairly and give them a better work-life-balance, there is less need to be scared of automations I think 🤔
Josh Holster
Josh Holster Vor 2 Monate
The crazy thing is machines could already br controlling us and not even know it. We essentially let machines do our thinking for us and figure stuff out for us. Its still a form of control.
21geometrydash
legit planned my life career based on this video, thanks kurzgesagt!
Ordinary
Ordinary Vor 29 Tage
4:16 didn't age well, robots are already better at drawing than us... That's the focus of millions of smartest people right now, to teach machines to think, some of them like gpt-3 and lambda are already on par with human intelligence and the exponential growth is only begining. I am excited for the future, I just hope that humans are ready for this change, to rethink our work and values once machines do all the heavy lifting.
OctavKitty
OctavKitty Vor Monat
If we invent an AI with the ability to think for itself, feel, to imitate humans (although probably in a neurodivergent way) to the point we could mistake it for a true human, then we need to accept the independence and the birth of a new intelligent species, and welcome them as they would be equal to humans in terms of morality etc. We'd need to treat them as if they had souls inside them (and for any believer out there, it wouldn't be inconceivable at all that a human's creation gets a soul when mindless cells create a human body that gets a soul too). I do hope we will welcome the venue of AI soon enough, although I fear both AI and human reactions.
Grant Ellis
Grant Ellis Vor year
My job (life insurance agent) requires empathy. So until AI develops emotional intelligence I'm safe.
Milky Way
Milky Way Vor 10 Monate
I think there should be something like AUTOMATION CONTROL from organizations or central governments across the globe.This would enable them control the rate of automation and preserve certain jobs.
Kirby444
Kirby444 Vor 8 Monate
I would love to become a patron! Except that I recently lost my low-wage job for which I was deeply overqualified to begin with, and now I'm broke and borderline homeless because I cannot pay back my student loans, which I took on because I foresaw a future in which becoming a well-trained professional would be profitable.
baq99
baq99 Vor 6 Monate
Was this series on automation ever continued? In the video it states that in a future video, examples of automation and a continuation of this topic will be discussed but I can't find these videos.
Sat Sal
Sat Sal Vor year
*i doubt if machines could replace Kurzgesagt and inform us , of how threatning to mankind they are* .😐
Petr David
Petr David Vor year
I'm a programmer - for a machine to take my job, customers would have to exactly specify what they want :D
Alexey Zarubin
Alexey Zarubin Vor 5 years
The animation level is top-notch. Great job! Seriously, amazing!
josh mcgee
josh mcgee Vor 5 years
agreed, I'm very familiar with the content of the video but the animation puts it leagues above the rest
TheDude_59
TheDude_59 Vor 9 Monate
Im assuming kurzgesagt does proper research, but I still have a hard time believing this project management software is a net win for included parties (including the companies)
T. B.
T. B. Vor 9 Monate
I think we will get rid of ourselves in the future. Maybe thats a great filter: dont automate too much because you will lose control and forget some skills that once were necessary to survive and evolve.
Dustin Johnson
Dustin Johnson Vor 29 Tage
I'm under the impression the top 5% would like to mostly live alone unto the void of time. Its funny these large companies wont invest in tech to assist the human worker in doing their job more efficiently. They would rather remove the human in every instance possible. Greed and power will always be humans downfall.
L@st Hero
L@st Hero Vor 10 Monate
I think we will fuse with machines to be more productive, or use genetic engeneering to become better than last generation… maybe both
SDFF
SDFF Vor year
There's a robot working at the grocery store I shop at. It literally drives up and down the aisles, scanning prices (I guess?). The cashier said it's name was Marty.
Jason Myneni
Jason Myneni Vor 2 Monate
It was taking stock. One of the most boring as overall worst job in a store
Ell animation
Ell animation Vor 3 Monate
I met Marty to, what a small world
Alexey Barkanov
Alexey Barkanov Vor 4 Monate
Does it have a gender already?
Manuel miguel Tulod
Manuel miguel Tulod Vor 5 Monate
@Gg Ez :)
Basil Wyrth
Basil Wyrth Vor 9 Monate
fun fact : growing populations do not need more jobs, they just need more housing & food. A better redistribution of money, coupled with a diminution of the work hours would quickly solve the problem of jobs shortage.
Gabriel
Gabriel Vor 10 Monate
certain defects in a software can only be found through static testing. can't automate testing that requires a person's input (knowledge, experiences, and expertise) would be awesome if manual testing becomes automated. Would probably be an advance AI tho
radar
radar Vor 6 Monate
this vids are not only educational, they are art. The graphics are amazing. The amination, flawless(difficult to do in this style).
Felton Gailey
Felton Gailey Vor 3 Monate
"Better" is a relative term when it comes to jobs. Some would consider working outside in a field, in the open air, a better job than working in a factory, pulling a lever all day. So, this is poorly worded. When all this wonderful automation eliminates nearly all the jobs, there will be no one to buy this fantastic crap.
nifoa dsa
nifoa dsa Vor 5 years
*Waiting for machines to take over Kurzgesagt and post new videos every 10 minutes*
Brem Curt
Brem Curt Vor 5 years
A random Scrub We will see :), Both options seem fun as long as used on a good way. I would not mind if our jobs would be taken over, however I do want to stay active and use this time trying to make art. I just hope that stays a thing... Edit: I am looking at this to negatively :P
A random Scrub
A random Scrub Vor 5 years
Brem Curt maybe..maybe not.
zzanzare
zzanzare Vor 5 years
But as it seems, we can easily have youtube blogger based economy, we already almost have..
Brem Curt
Brem Curt Vor 5 years
zzanzare I think it is meant on maybe even longer term. You see if they can make machinery 'think'... Then it could happen..
13lade23
13lade23 Vor 5 years
zzanzare wrong. jobs like animation, comedy, artists, are creative jobs, only very few can take those jobs. you cant have a music artist based economy, you cant have everyone become a painter, all of those jobs have a very small niche to them.
Jay Tse
Jay Tse Vor year
Kursgesagt seems to forget that jobs aren't the only measure of economic activity/prosperity - there are artists, musicians, writers, performers, entertainers, social helpers, individual inventors & creators (includes social media info creaters such as DE-vid, Instagram, etc.), coaches, human organizers, etc. (the list is actually endless if one really thinks hard enough). Each one of these alternatives (to jobs) contributes to economic activity, human prosperity & human utilization. The question should not be about "will there be enough jobs?", but rather - how innovate humanity is in evolving to changing circumstances to meet their needs, regardless of what the change agent is (agrarian advances, industrialization, automatization & robotics, AI, and many more throughout the history of human evolution).
Hil
Hil Vor 10 Monate
@Dahak i bet many people would prefer to wait for an author to release a book than read a crappy random generated one. But yea i guess 10% of humanity will be influencers then the rest will be made of programmers, doctors, lawyers and services (waittress etc cuz rich people like to be served)
Jay Tse
Jay Tse Vor 10 Monate
​@Dahak What you mention is a major flaw of unregulated capitalism. i.e. for capitalism to survive, someone has to spend money. If people don't have money to spend (because of lack of jobs, sources of income, bad health, or a hundred other reasons), then how will the capitalists/elites be able to continue their upward trajectory ? How will automation alone increase profits if there is no/low transference of money from consumers to producers ? To ensure the money supply is stable and continues, people will need to be given money to spend (either through employment, or guaranteed livable income, or some other such scheme). Hence, you can reduce the jobs to a certain extent. But beyond that threshhold, the spillover effects will affect everyone in that shared economy. As an example, look at those countries in the world where unemployment is really high and the wealth inequality index is also very high (some that come to mind - Venezuela, North Korea, most African countries, etc.) Eventually, there may be some dystopian outcomes like you suggest, or a balance between automation/non-automation may be achieved. (BTW, I am an optimistic pessimist :) )
Dahak
Dahak Vor 10 Monate
How much money can a DE-vidr make if the advertisers start paying less money because enough viewers are out of work that they aren't buying products? That is the thing with the current automation path. Unlike before where it added value and jobs, what is happening now adds value for the owners and decreases jobs and/or reduces the aggregate value of available jobs. That is a BAD thing for the current structure of the world economy. To make money you sell a thing to someone who has money for less than you made it for. Great. What happens when the customer base keeps shrinking? You make less money. That means you have less money to spend yourself so you buy less and you let go of workers supplying the old demand level, further reducing the customer base. That leads to a complete crash. You can see examples of it in the run-down towns/cities where major industries closed. Close the car plant or coal mine or ironworks and the town that grew up around that industry collapses. And we can't stop it. You can't put the technology back in the bottle. Even if you try to outlaw automation, it just delays it as the law will eventually be overturned or just ignored by the people who are already powerful (aka wealthy) enough to manipulate the system. Basically, what this means is that the current paradigm is unstable and will collapse sometime in the future. Whether that collapse is into some kind of semi-post-scarcity utopia, a dystopic hell-hole, or the complete collapse of modern civilization back to the feudal age is up to us. Also, your listed options are not going to work for everyone. Not everyone is capable of competing as a creator. For every successful artist there are hundreds of artists who end up flipping burgers, working phones, etc. And as others have said, that can all be automated. Turns out there are things our brains like more than others on average and AI can make things that meet those criteria. In a few decades the AIs will be able to pump out customized music, artwork, etc. to the tastes of subgroups of individual consumers better than the majority of human artists. A few more decades beyond that and humans will just be following the directions of the AI artists or out of the loop altogether. Why wait a year for a human author to write the sequel to that book/movie/TV show you liked? The AI can pop one out much faster and cheaper, so why bother paying a human? Sports is about the only thing that would be left, and only a tiny fraction of people can become good enough to compete there so thats not helpful.
Mik
Mik Vor 11 Monate
@Anakin Low Ground debatable, when i first heard an AI composed music i didnt realise it was until i got told about it
Anakin Low Ground
Anakin Low Ground Vor 11 Monate
@Mik But there is no emotion behind it. Emotion is key to any form of art. Without emotion, music, and other art is soulless and absolutely pointless.
China7YobICfM
China7YobICfM Vor 13 Tage
9:56 This is not a issue because employer don't have to pay the labor cost to employees, they have the ability to produces most of goods and provides most services without have the employees needed to hire, by automation, this is the real wealth while automated industry have the ability to produce without additional labor.
Ghaith Mbarki
Ghaith Mbarki Vor 2 Monate
I just hope those machines don't start programming themselves, although I'm very aware that's possible
A Carpenter's Son
A Carpenter's Son Vor 11 Monate
I would say that my jobs are safe. However, houses are being 3D printed and Self driving ambulances could eliminate 1 of the 2 required medics required to staff an ambulance crew. 1 person always drives while the other works to save the life of the patient. We already have automated chest compression machines (a welcomed innovation. I don’t care if I ever have to do chest compressions again).
Lycorias
Lycorias Vor 5 years
"Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them." - Dune
Mayur Sable
Mayur Sable Vor 4 Monate
Make your own quote -me
A. David
A. David Vor 5 years
"Thou shall not disfigure the Soul" adresses that.
Lycorias
Lycorias Vor 5 years
I thought about adding Mohiam's opinion, but thought one quote was more powerful than two, especially since Dune seems pretty niche sci-fi despite its legendary place in literature. Personally, my favorite version of the commandment is "Mankind must not be replaced."
Kilroy Litchking
Kilroy Litchking Vor 5 years
"'Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a man's mind"... "what they should have written is 'Thou shalt not make a machine to counterfeit a human mind."
Liam Judge
Liam Judge Vor 5 years
I love Dune so much
Jason Brown
Jason Brown Vor year
Machine learning to this extent is likely decades away. We still struggle mightily to get basic tasks right with algorithms.
Isaac Roberts
Isaac Roberts Vor 11 Monate
Unskilled labor is a myth, I'd like to see you do a line cook's job for a day 😊 Love the video though!
Mine90
Mine90 Vor 9 Monate
If I recall my brother got fired once by an AI. He was working at Amazon so no wonder.
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