If the robots take over, here's the country where it probably happens first

A.I. could ultimately be a good thing: Economist  

Artificial intelligence has no shortage of critics — from visionaries like Elon Musk, who once compared A.I. to "summoning the demon" in a horror film, to everyday workers who fear being replaced by machines.

But A.I. and other new technologies could take off in countries with a shortage of young workers, according to Rob Subbaraman, chief economist for Asia ex-Japan at Nomura. Those include Japan, China, South Korea and Taiwan.

"If you don't embrace these new artificial intelligence, robotics and ways to make up for shortages of youth labor, you're going to have a slowdown of potential growth," he told CNBC's "Capital Connection" on Monday.       Read More ---