Robots: Taking Jobs? Or Creating Them?

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Summary

What the rapid pace of change in artificial intelligence means for investors.

Robots are showing up everywhere. Most of the time, we don’t even realize it.

We speak with leading investors, designers and manufacturers to understand the newest developments in robotic research.

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Episode 6 - Robots: Taking Jobs? Or Creating Them?

Robots are showing up everywhere. Most of the time, we don’t even realize it. So, what does that mean for humans? To find out, we speak with leading investors, designers, and manufacturers to understand the newest developments in robotic research: John Delano, portfolio manager of the Oppenheimer Global Fund at OppenheimerFunds, Jodi Forlizzi, Director of the Human Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon, and Claude Dinsmoor, General Manager of Product Development at FANUC America.

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