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Why OpenAI's Codex Won't Replace Coders


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As Codex and its ilk improve, human coders can combine their skills with advanced AI to become a powerful technological force.

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Will Codex replace human programmers? With world powers such as the U.S. investing billions into training new software developers, it's natural to worry that all the effort and money could be for naught. However, if you're a software developer—or your company has spent tons of money hiring them—you can breathe easy.

Codex won't replace human developers any time soon, though it may make them far more powerful, efficient, and focused. Given the potential efficiency gains, companies and individual developers should begin to explore centaur technologies today.

From IEEE Spectrum
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