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Richard Susskind: What Will Happen When A.I and the Internet Meet The Professions?

Gresham Professor Richard Susskind asks and aims to answer; What Will Happen When A.I and the Internet Meet The Professions? Two futures are outlined for the professions. Both rest on technology. One is reassuringly familiar. It is a more efficient version of what we have today. The second is transformational – a gradual replacement of …

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Fora TV: Jerry Kaplan | Humans Need Not Apply

Jerry Kaplan, author of “Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” interviewed by San Francisco Chronicle’s Thomas Lee at the Bay Area Book Festival. Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to usher in a new age of affluence and leisure—but for whom? From Stanford’s AI Lab, …

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Becker Friedman Institute: The Race between Machine and Man

Daron Acemoglu addresses an old macroeconomic concern—that machines will replace human labor–with a microeconomic analysis. “How is that for almost 200 years, technological change could be ongoing without non-employment becoming a serious issue?” The Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago supports and advances collaborative, cross-disciplinary research in economics and related fields.