Futurist Martin Ford on the Threat of a 'Jobless Future'

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In his book “The Rise of the Robots,” software entrepreneur and futurist Martin Ford lays out an economic future with more machines and fewer people. He argues that as automation increases, what we think of as “good jobs” in law, healthcare and software design will disappear. Ford joins Forum in-studio to talk about the human consequences of accelerating robotization and what types of jobs the future will hold -- and who will have them.

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Martin Ford, author, "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future"

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