107. AI – A Societal Transformation like No Other and How We Can Handle 50% Automation | Steve Brown

May 10, 2019
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Steve Brown (@baldfuturist) is a speaker, author, strategist, advisor with over 30 years of experience in high tech and is the former futurist and chief evangelist at Intel Corporation. Steve’s been featured on BBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, ABC News, Wired, WSJ:Digits, CBS, and many other media outlets and is passionate about helping people to imagine and build a better future; whether talking about the future of work in a post-automation world, doing a deep dive on artificial intelligence, or discussing the future of flying cars.

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In today’s episode we discuss:

  • Which jobs computers are not suited to handle
  • What happens as automation automates away a ton of jobs
  • How we can design a better, more 21st century government
  • Why is 5G so important
  • The reason Steve is bullish on blockchain, but not cryptocurrencies
  • Why AI will be the biggest technology transformation of all time
  • How do we restructure society as jobs disappear
  • What technologies Steve is most excited about and how they’ll transform our world
  • The less talked about but equal important impacts of driverless cars
  • Why wearables haven’t quite taken off as expected
  • Why Sci-Fi sometimes holds back tech innovation
  • How should we deal with bias and failure in AI

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