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Young UK tech workers most welcoming of AI in Europe

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The majority of young tech workers in the UK (85%) believe that the widespread adoption of AI tech will be positive, a survey has found.

UK workers aged between 20 to 30 years old were found to be the most welcoming of AI compared to anywhere else in Europe.

The ‘Young Generation in Tech’ survey found that 80% of jobholders across Europe as a whole think AI will be useful in their work.

“It’s heartening to see confidence recover amongst the tech’s youngest workers,” said Davor Hebel managing partner at Eight Roads Ventures. “Despite the ongoing economic uncertainty, today’s young professionals are proving just how resilient and adaptable they can be.”

In addition, 78% of younger UK employees said AI could help them be more creative and perform better in their jobs. Just 9% said they had no interest in ever using the technology....