Chill, the robots are taking your job

Written by Ashwin Rattan Saturday, 11 August 2012 18:33
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How do you tell an uplifting, inspirational story about the possibility that droids will take all our jobs?


This is the challenge I faced when I was invited by the organizers of TEDxBoston to give a talk about our book Race Against the Machine. As event curator Jimmy Guterman explained to me in our initial conversation, TED talks are not typically dire, dour, or downbeat. Instead, the way to make them "jaw-dropping," according to, is to make them "persuasive, courageous, ingenious, fascinating, inspiring, beautiful, funny, informative."


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