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Andrew McAfee:
Are droids taking our jobs?

TEDxBoston 2012 · 14:07 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating — jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work? Andrew McAfee walks through recent labor data to say: We ain't seen nothing yet. But then he steps back to look at big history, and comes up with a surprising and even thrilling view of what comes next. (Filmed at TEDxBoston.)

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Management theorist
Andrew McAfee studies how information technology affects businesses and society. Full bio

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