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Robot-Proof Jobs 1: Transcript

Apr 10, 2017
The first episode of a special three-part podcast series on automation and the economy.

The most robot-proof job of them all

Apr 10, 2017
Robotics work is a good bet, if you can get it.
Anca Dragan researches the interaction between humans and robots at UC Berkeley.
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Trump keeps talking about trade, but he should be talking robots

Apr 10, 2017
Automation may be killing our jobs faster than you think. What’s a human to do?
President-elect Donald Trump puts on a miner's hat while speaking during a rally on May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. 

 
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Robot-Proof Jobs 1: Jobs that are safe today

Apr 10, 2017
The first episode of a special three-part podcast series on automation and the economy.
A robot assembles parts to make engines at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd's Yokohama Plant on July 4 in Yokohama, Japan.
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Say hello to your robot co-worker

Apr 7, 2017
There's a new emphasis on designing robots to be teammates, not just tools.
A machine from Carnegie Mellon's Biorobotics Lab.
Courtesy Carnegie Mellon Biorobotics Lab

The coming age of robo-everything

Apr 3, 2017
How will robots change our economy? One futurist argues it'll be as transformational as electricity.
"Technology is probably the most important force already, and that's going to become even more true in the future," says author Martin Ford.
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