Can AI eliminate a lot of jobs?

Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, whenever we invented an automated technology, or something that would be done by machines instead of humans, we always feared that it would cause unemployment. Yet it didn’t. The workforce simply shifted from performing lower level, manual jobs to ones that required more intelligence. Is it still true, given that firms, such as Google, are acquiring AI companies with great speed nowadays, that we can consider AI is coming and will replace many human jobs? Find out by reading a detailed article on telegraph newspaper of uk.