6 skills that Artificial Intelligence cannot replace

The growth of Artificial Intelligence has been like a SciFi story unfolding. Rapidly AI is taking over some mammoth tasks that we never thought about. For instance, think about how AI can now help with writing or create humanoid artists or those smart voice assistants. It is quite intriguing to wonder where such outbursts will lead and which roles AI will take over in the future. 

It is hard to pinpoint the majority of the things AI can do. However, here is a list of six skills that we currently believe Artificial Intelligence cannot replace. 

List of 6 skills Artificial Intelligence can’t replace

The most basic counter against the abilities of AI from skeptics is that AI can not be smarter than its creators. Well, it can be partially true in terms of several human skills that are very hard to translate into codes, even for a self-learning AI. Here are a few of such skills:

  1. Emotional Intelligence

AI lacks the skills to be able to read the room – humans can use their emotional intelligence to understand the other person’s state of mind. It can help facilitate better exchanges, come to an agreement, find resolutions, and many people-oriented activities. AI is certainly nowhere near there.

  1. Imagination & Creativity

Human imagination and creativity are the core driving element behind societal developments, technologies, and innovations. This makes us far unique in the ecosystem up to a degree we don’t fully comprehend. AI lacks this ability to grow out of the existing knowledge and create something entirely different out of imagination.

  1. Judgment

While AI can analyze data and provide clear insights, it can’t lead to reliable judgments. Judging includes making strategies that correlate with a bigger picture, accounting for societal feedback, and being intuitive about different functions that a judgment can affect.

  1. Interpersonal communication

Interpersonal communication is a game-changer in leadership and customer management roles. These skills include the basics of listening and conversing but require abilities such as understanding sentiment, body language, tone, perspectives, and even pauses. AI will certainly not be ready for such complex and unique engagement skills.

  1. Critical thinking

If AI comes to conclusions with the analysis, mathematics, and algorithms, how can it counter its own decision with an entirely new outlook? AI lacks the agility to find loopholes and overlooks some of the irrelevant criteria. AI’s objectiveness to its code and training models limits its skills.

  1. Universal collaboration

Humans can understand each other; most humans can understand each other to some degree and can relate to situations. AI doesn’t have any such skill to collaborate, exchange, and work together. AI doesn’t have the ability to establish relationships over time and collaborate as one team. Hence, making it less effective for value proposition and long-term engagements.

In conclusion,

Artificial Intelligence indeed comes with a promising set of offerings, and it can take care of many human roles in the future. However, some human skills will never be obsolete or replaced. The goal of Ai advancements should not be to replace humans but to empower them in their own roles.

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