For humans competing with AI gets harder every day. A lot of systems already show superhuman or at least humanlike capabilities.
They become experts in ther specific fields.
But wait, what has society ever done with experts? - Getting together for better performance!
Collaborating (merging, working with, etc.) even with AI thtat is not yet superhuman has the capability of creating a system performing better than humans can do right now.
Watch this TED Talk and see how AI will enhence not only our professionalbut also our social life.
Tom Gruber: How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives