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CyberWork and the American Dream

April 12, 2019


This PBS documentary looks at the impact of robotics and artificial intelligence on the future of work. It explains that since the Industrial Revolution, new technology has increased wealth, freedom, and life expectancy. But it has also destroyed outdated businesses and displaced workers with automated jobs. How can the U.S. best prepare for the challenges of this new technological disruption? What is the impact of AI on economic security and jobs and how do we provide education, training, and safety nets?

IDE co-director, Andrew McAfee, and MIT AI Director, Daniela Rus, are among the experts featured in this hour-long program.

Watch the full program here.