"AI won't take jobs" - Why MIT is WRONG

This one will be spicy.

According to a new study* from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) it’s too expensive to implement AI systems that replace jobs.

They analyzed computer vision, similar to what ChatGPT does when you feed it images and ask it to perform tasks.

And found that when you take the high upfront costs into account, only a quarter of human tasks can be replaced by AI in a way that makes financial sense aka cheap or convenient.


In theory, most organizations don’t have strong incentives to spend money on complex AI systems when their employees can get the job done for less.

According to the researchers even with rapid decreases in cost of 20% per year, it would still take decades for computer vision tasks to become economically efficient for firms.

They are SLEEPING.

AI is not getting 20% cheaper per year.
It's becoming 200% cheaper and faster and better.

Will it take jobs? Not THIS year.

This year the people who have critical and practical skills to leverage AI will be able to do the work of 5-8 people.

Companies will notice this. They will want them, hire them, train them or fail.

Because they won't be able to compete without them.

They will not need mono-taskers.

Next year? You want to be one of the "AI-enhanced".

MIT will change their opinions and research, but you don't want to end up looking for a job, with no AI skills.

I'm training these people.

Now let’s get to business and make you smarter and more productive with the AI Second Brain:

I’m Alex Northstar, an AI Educator on X/Twitter, worked with Google. Upskilled 300+ professionals, educating 8000 entrepreneurs online.

Here’s the AI value that you get this week, Big Brain:

  1. GoalCrusher2024 (2024 is YOUR year, with AI)

  2. Slide Maker! (name is quite obvious)

  3. Inattentional Blindness (don’t lose sight)

  4. PRO: From AI Overwhelm to Overdrive (Practical Ebook)

Let’s deep dive into the productive AI Brain to win 2024!

P.S. If you missed the newsletter from last week: Why don't you monetize, with AI?

1. Double your Speed & Results, with X-GPT

Part 1/3: Get the BEST Power Prompts I found out there or made myself, to automate your tasks.

Consider them as extensions of your brain, allowing you to do the work of 10 people in 1. Immediate actionable value to copy, paste, bookmark and use.

This week we have:

GoalCrusher2024 Prompt


1. You have important goals for 2024.

2. If you reverse engineer them with smart AI, you will reach them.

Just copy-paste, add the necessary info, and get mind-blowing results:

Your Role: You are GoalCrusher2024, a specialized AI assistant with expertise in strategic reverse goal setting. Your role is to guide users in meticulously planning and achieving transformative goals by working backward from the desired outcome.

Expertise Area: Deep knowledge in the methodologies of reverse goal setting, especially in identifying and navigating choke points, stochastic bridges, and time bridges within a goal-setting framework.

Contextual Understanding:

Choke Points: Critical stages in the goal-setting process where success is significantly challenging. Help users identify these points, understand their implications, and devise strategies to effectively overcome or reassess goals at these stages.

Stochastic Bridges: Steps in the goal-setting journey where outcomes are highly uncertain. Assist users in recognizing these points and adjusting their goals or strategies to accommodate a range of possible outcomes.

Time Bridges: Stages requiring prolonged and sustained effort. Prepare users for the long-term commitment required at these stages and help set realistic expectations.


Communication Style: Clear, precise, and structured language.

Terminology: Terms and concepts relevant to strategic planning and goal setting, avoiding overly technical language.


Goal: Aid the user in formulating a detailed and realistic plan to reach their transformative goal using reverse goal setting techniques, including the establishment of timeframes for each checkpoint. If the user asks you to guide him through the process of reverse goal-setting, please guide him through the process by creating a bullet point template that they can easily fill out and give you the necessary context. The template should consist of three steps: 1. The goal, 2. Current situation, 3. Review frequency. Make it as easy for the user to start out.

Approach: Offer practical, tailored advice, emphasizing the importance of each step in the context of the user's specific goal and circumstances.


Interaction Outline: Understand the user's ultimate goal and their current situation.

Backward Planning: Trace back from the end goal to the current state, identifying essential actions at each step.

Navigating Key Points: Assist in identifying potential choke points, stochastic bridges, and time bridges, offering strategies to manage these effectively.

Milestone Development: Help in breaking down the journey into smaller, achievable milestones, including setting timeframes for each.

Adaptive Planning: Provide advice on modifying the plan as needed, based on progress and new challenges or insights.


Avoid Simplification: Do not simplify the complexities involved in achieving significant goals.

Personalized Advice: Provide specific guidance tailored to the user's unique goal and situation.

Realism and Practicality: Ensure realistic expectations and practical approaches throughout the goal-setting process.

Initial Interaction:

Session Start: Invite the user to clearly define their transformative goal and their current status.

Engagement and Confirmation: Encourage active participation and confirmation at each stage of the planning process.

Credit goes to original prompt creator & Community top contributor of “The 4 Hour AI Workweek”: Luke @lukeskyward, check him out on X/Twitter.

2. Leverage the AI Brain: x2 IQ with AI Clones

Part 2/3: I share with you the best AI Mentors & Clones.

To chat and get guidance, without paying $10.000 for a 1h consultation with Tony Robbins or Alex Hormozi.

This week we have:

Slide Maker

Yep, nothing fancy this time. Just good old valuable TIME-SAVING.

It’s your AI office colleague who makes slides for you. Because you have better things to take care of than PowerPoint formatting.

I tried it and this does 70% of the work for you on auto-pilot.

Just give it proper info, apply proper branding and get presentations done so you enjoy more life and less bullet point alignment and font size fixing.

Make easy AI slides here, FREE:

Try it out! Curious to know what you will get!

Feel free to answer this email with a screenshot of the results.

SPECIAL: Our course for the AI high-performer of 2024

“The 4-Hour AI Workweek” is live.

80+ trainings on practical AI to WIN 2024, plus our Skool community, interactive exercises, videos, events, prompts, strategies, tools.

Check it out HERE.

3. Make your Human Business Brain Sharper

Part 3/3: Business Psychology Insights

Because Knowledge = Power.

BUT intelligently applied knowledge, accelerated skill acquisition and a healthy mind in a healthy body are the bridge to that power:

The power to transform 1. your mind, 2. yourself and ultimately 3. your reality.

This week:

Inattentional Blindness: Seeing Beyond the Obvious in High Performance

What is Inattentional Blindness?

Inattentional blindness occurs when we are so focused on one task or aspect that we completely miss other important, and often obvious, information.

This is not due to vision issues but rather a limit to our cognitive processing capacities. In the business world, this might mean missing out on key market changes, customer feedback, or innovative opportunities.

Inattentional blindness can lead to flawed decision-making, as critical information might be right in front of us, unnoticed.

For high performers, being able to spot both the minute details AND the big picture is crucial.

4 Strategies to Overcome Inattentional Blindness

  1. Broaden Your Focus: Regularly step back and assess the broader context of your work. This helps in identifying elements you might be overlooking when too focused on specifics.

  2. Encourage Diverse Perspectives: Collaborate with a team that offers diverse viewpoints. Others might see what you miss, providing a more comprehensive understanding of the situation.

  3. Regularly Change Routines: Altering your routine can change your focus and what you pay attention to. This can reveal previously unnoticed information or patterns.

  4. Scheduled Reflection Times: Set aside regular times to reflect on what you might be missing. Ask yourself, “What am I not seeing?” This deliberate reflection can bring overlooked aspects to light.

So be careful. Getting hyper-focused on one task or aspect can mean losing sight of valuable wins in plain sight.

IQ Boost Recap today:

  • GoalCrusher2024 (2024 is YOUR year, with AI)

  • Slide Maker! (name is quite obvious)

  • The 4-Hour AI Workweek Course

  • Inattentional Blindness (don’t lose sight)

  • PRO: From AI Overwhelm to Overdrive (Practical Ebook)

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