This Article First Appeared In Bloomberg On April 17, 2023
If the sort of technology underpinning ChatGPT displaces software engineers, no single country would be impacted more than India, home to over 5 million coders.
The prospect, however remote, is giving those like Palash Hade sleepless nights. The newly minted engineer from central India anticipates fewer software jobs to compete for in a country of 1.4 billion.
Hade signed up for an online degree in data science and analytics from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. It’ll help him stand out if job lines grow long, he hopes.