The first topic of the night, by popular request, will be the jobs of the future. Will robots make us redundant, enslave or liberate us? Or something else….
John Maynard Keynes predicted widespread technological unemployment “due to our discovery of means of economising the use of labour outrunning the pace at which we can find new uses for labour” (1933).
How do we differentiate a ‘robot’ from ‘AI’?
Will AI enhanced robots accelerate job losses?
Should robots be taxed so that we can afford to pay the unemployed to be retrained?
Will robots create more – but different – jobs than they displace?
Academic studies have put the percentage of US jobs at risk from automation in the range of 35% to 45%.
Let’s discuss this and one more topic chosen by our attendees. Join us!
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