Summary of Rise of the Robots
Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
To serve or to rule – what is the future of artificial intelligence?
Prepare for a roller-coaster ride as you see what’s coming and what’s already arrived in the form of robots, advanced machines and artificial intelligence (AI). Machines write many of the stories you read online and in print. They drive cars, perform surgeries, compose symphonies and build houses. You and your fellow diners soon might be the only humans in your favorite restaurant – the cooks and servers will be robots. And that’s only if you can afford to eat there, because you might lose your job to a robot as millions already have. Martin Ford’s carefully researched report fascinates, inspires and terrifies in equal measure. getAbstract recommends his insights and predictions to CEOs, CIOs, entrepreneurs, investors, designers, coders, retailers, wholesalers, and anyone attempting to make sense of the increasingly automated future. Look out ahead.
In this summary, you will learn
- What experts predict about emerging, superpowerful artificial intelligence (AI) and robots; and
- How robots will affect jobs, workers and humanity.
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