It’s true that robots (and other smart technologies) will kill many jobs. It may also be true that newer collaborative robots (“cobots”) will totally reinvigorate how work gets done. That, at least, is what the economists are telling us. Should we believe them?

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461. How to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot Apocalypse

MAY 6, 202148 MIN
Freakonomics Radio

461. How to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot Apocalypse

MAY 6, 202148 MIN

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It’s true that robots (and other smart technologies) will kill many jobs. It may also be true that newer collaborative robots (“cobots”) will totally reinvigorate how work gets done. That, at least, is what the economists are telling us. Should we believe them?