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"There's so much fear about jobs. But most of us will be working with these systems." — Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, according to the Wall Street Journal
The bigger picture: IBM is heavily invested in the future of AI — and the conversation over its economic effects — thanks to its Watson products. The company's message is that artificial intelligence will "augment" human workers and change the kind of jobs they do, rather than replace them entirely.