#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Screen-Shot-2015-06-10-at-11.03.31-e1433930675853.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-159148" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Screen-Shot-2015-06-10-at-11.03.31-300x225.png" alt="Robby the Robot - Wikimedia Commons" width="300" height="225" /></a>People face losing their jobs</strong> as machines become smarter.</p>
<p>That’s according to a report from Gartner Inc, which said chief information officers (CIOs) should wise up to the possibilities.</p>
<p>Stephen Prentice, a Gartner vice president, said: “As smart machines become increasingly capable, they will become viable alternatives to human workers under certain circumstances, which will lead to significant repercussions for the business and thus for CIOs.”</p>
<p>He said a survey Gartner had undertaken showed that top executives were beginning to take notice and “more readily acknowledge that the threat to knowledge work is real”.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/news/smart-machines-threaten-control-freaks" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p>