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"Rise of the Robots," Martin Ford

What are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? As technology continues to accelerate and machines begin taking care of themselves, fewer people will be necessary. 


"Sapiens," Yuval Noah Harari

One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?

"Abundance," Peter Diamandis

Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing—fast.


The art of manufacturing PODCAST

The Art of Manufacturing podcast gives a behind-the-scenes look at how inspiring entrepreneurs who make stuff are trying to “make it” in their industries. 


NPR Podcasts on Automation and the future of work

National Public Radio (NPR) has published a series of stories about robots and the future of employment in the U.S. and abroad


TED Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour asks two questions many of us are scared to pose: will human beings have a purpose as robots become more adept at performing tasks and projecting emotions? And as technology gets more advanced, how does interaction between human beings change?


AI And Automation By The Numbers

More than 85% of customer interactions will be managed without a human by 2020...


Will Universal Basic income become the next reality?

According to Elon Musk, the economic solution to that reality could simply be paying people regardless of whether or not they find work — a system of wealth distribution known as universal basic income.


"We need a New Deal to address the economic risks of automation"

Automation is going to leave millions of Americans un- or under-employed not in “50-100 more years,” but within the next decade.