11:45pm

Mon February 4, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Will Robots Take Your Job?



On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Martin Ford, author of "The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future." He says the common misconception about automation is that it will primarily impact low paying jobs, but sees a future where artificial intelligence will take over many high-paying knowledge professions. What will the economy of the future look like? Where will advancing technology, job automation, outsourcing and globalization lead? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you


Guest:


Martin Ford, the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm. He is the author of The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future


Web Resources:


Martin Ford: econfuture | Future Economics and Technology


The Atlantic: Artificial Intelligence Is the Next Killer App


News Hour: Rising Inequality: Don't Blame the Robots


Slate: Will Robots Steal Your Job?


NBC News: Nine Jobs That Humans May Lose To Robots

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