For the first time in history, the director of a company is completely… “virtual”

Chinese company NetDragon Websoft recently made history by appointing an AI virtual humanoid robot as CEO.
The new CEO with AI technology, known as 'Ms Tang Yu', is expected to head Fujian NetDragon Websoft, overseeing the operations of the nearly $10 billion tech company. The Board of Directors of NetDragon Websoft clearly believes that artificial intelligence is the future of business management, and the appointment of Tang Yu is a symbolic commitment to adopting AI and changing the way businesses do business. company.

“Tang Yu will streamline processes, improve the quality of work tasks, and improve execution speed. Tang Yu will also serve as a real-time data center and analytics engine to support sound decision-making in daily operations, as well as enable a more effective risk management system." , a press release from NetDragon Websoft said. 

“In addition, Tang Yu is expected to play an important role in developing talent and ensuring a fair and productive workplace for all employees,” the press release added.

In the future, the Chinese tech company plans to expand the algorithms behind Tang Yu to create a highly transparent management model as NetDragon Websoft transforms into a “metaverse-based working community.”

Founded in 1999, NetDragon Websoft is one of China's most respected video game developers, having released many successful titles including Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved, Conquer Online and Under Oath.

So far, there are no details about this AI CEO , but the controversial news has sparked a heated debate on social networks around the concept of machines taking over human jobs.

Interestingly, in 2017, the famous Chinese businessman Jack Ma publicly stated that “in 30 years, a robot will probably appear on the cover of Time Magazine as the best CEO ". Maybe we're starting to see that...

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