• 60 per cent think that the use of robots or programmes equipped with AI will lead to fewer jobs within ten years
  • Research results will be discussed during British Science Week at the British Science Association’s flagship Future Debates London event on 16 March 2016
  • 36 per cent of the public believe that the development of artificial intelligence (AI) poses a threat to the long term survival of humanity.

The online survey, which had more than 2,000 responses, was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the British Science Association (BSA) to mark the start of British Science Week which begins on Friday 11 March 2016.

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