Became known, many Russians afraid of AI

Distrust of artificial intelligence was expressed by 12% of Russians. It saw the danger – the fault of the technology of the future can happen, technical failures, leakage of personal data and violation of personal space, and the consequences of developing AI is unpredictable. These are the results of a survey conducted by the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

learn what the AI knows the majority of Russians (75%). However, in understanding how to construct this technology, admitted only 29% of respondents, writes RBC with reference to the study.

68% of Russians do not fear that robot will take their job, especially as a business to replace people with AI not ready yet. As has found out VTSIOM, about AI heard the majority of companies (91%), but 43% don’t use and don’t plan to implement in the near future. Employers answered that have no need of technology or do not have sufficient knowledge about it.

According to the Center, the Russians are interested in AI, but I don’t know how it will affect their lives. “On the one hand, recognize the inevitability and necessity of development of artificial intelligence as providing a strategic advantage in the technological revolution, commented on the results of the survey Director on work with state bodies Polls Kirill Rodin. On the other – read suspicion, largely dictated by the lack of understanding of exactly how the introduction of technology will affect everyday life.”

the Survey was conducted in the form of a telephone interview in October 2019. It was attended by 1.6 thousand persons at the age from 18 years.

Text: To.Hi-tech