When Robots Take Our Jobs

By 2055, it is estimated that 50 percent of today’s work activities will be automated. This means that some work will be automated within certain professions, while other professions may completely cease to exist. It means a glaring need for new jobs and a new conception of “work.” It means reorganized industries and reorganized landscapes. What else does it mean? Which jobs are safe for now, and which are doomed? What does the changing nature of work mean for the national and global economy? In short, what the hell are we going to do?

Festival: 2017

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