1. IMF: AI to Affect Nearly 40% of Global Jobs

A new analysis by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) found that artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to impact nearly 40% of global jobs, with advanced economies facing a greater share of the consequences compared to emerging markets and low-income countries. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva wrote in a blog post about the study that "in most cases, AI could exacerbate overall inequality, which is a troubling trend that policymakers must actively address to prevent this technology from further exacerbating social tensions."

Commentary: This analysis highlights the significant impact of AI on the global labor market, and also raises challenges for policymakers in balancing AI innovation with social equity.

2. China-US Scientists Discover New Leukemia-Causing Gene

A team of scientists from China and the United States have discovered a new, inherited leukemia-causing gene in a recent collaborative study. The findings, published online in the journal Cell, provide new methods for early screening and intervention for leukemia.

Commentary: This is a major scientific breakthrough that provides new insights and tools for the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia, and also reflects the collaboration and exchange between China and the United States in the life sciences field.

3. Elon Musk: Starlink Could Become Top Technology for Raising Living Standards

In a one-hour speech at a SpaceX event over the weekend, Elon Musk summarized the company's achievements in 2023 and its plans for 2024. Musk said in his speech, "Over time, Starlink could become the top technology for raising living standards for people around the world."

Commentary: Musk's speech showcased his ambition and confidence in the Starlink project.

4. Firms Forecast AI PC Shipments to Surpass 170 Million Units in 2027

Market research firm Canalys said the artificial intelligence (AI) market is poised for growth, and AI PCs will provide additional momentum in the next PC refresh cycle and beyond. Canalys predicts that AI PC shipments will exceed 170 million units by 2027, with nearly 60% deployed in the commercial sector. Canalys predicts that one-fifth of personal computers shipped in 2024 will have AI capabilities, using dedicated chipsets or modules (such as NPUs) to run edge AI workloads.

Commentary: This forecast reflects the market potential and demand for AI PCs, and also suggests that AI PCs will become a new trend and standard in the PC market.

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Editor: Alexander