Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey On U.S. Treasury Secretary's View Of AI: 'Stupid, Irresponsible'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey On U.S. Treasury Secretary's View Of AI: 'Stupid, Irresponsible' 960 703 C-Suite Network

Jack Dorsey is not one to shy away from controversy on issues he cares about. One of those for the socially-minded CEO of two billion-dollar startups, Twitter and Square, is the U.S. Treasury Secretary’s Steven Mnuchin’s stated views on artificial intelligence and jobs.

“We have a treasury secretary in the US who said that AI will not cause job loss for 50 to 100 years,” Dorsey said today at TechBeach Retreat in Jamaica. “It’s not just stupid … it’s irresponsible.”

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey at TechBeach Retreat in Jamaica

Mnuchin’s view that AI won’t cause job loss isn’t shared by many technologists.

A recent…