Trumpet Daily Radio Show

Hosted by Stephen Flurry

#394: Will Siri Steal Your Job?

Aired Monday, January 9, 2017   ·   07:00 AM CST   ·   53 minutes

The world stands on the brink of yet another technological revolution. Advances in machine learning and vocal recognition are giving rise to new ways of intelligent machines—such as self-driving cars and electronic assistants. Some experts are predicting mass unemployment as machines take over yet more jobs once done by people. Are they right? Trumpet writer Richard Palmer examines the myths and truths behind these predictions and looks at how economic instability can lead to political and even global instability.

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