In a recent survey among 2,006 people by China Youth Daily and a leading Beijing-based AI company, 89.4 percent of respondents were optimistic about using AI technology over the next five years. Among the respondents, 53.7 percent were most familiar with automated driving, 53.4 percent with intelligent robots, and 44.8 percent with intelligent home appliances. In the survey, 49.3 percent of respondents felt that the most likely replacement for a job by AI were waiters, followed by secretaries (42.3 percent) and security personnel (40.2 percent). In contrast, the profession of journalists was rated the least replaceable in the survey.
Xinhua net Germany, March 8, 2019