Insights · May 6th, 2023
Erik Brynjolfsson is the director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab and professor at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a discussion of why our fears that artificial intelligence would take human jobs haven’t yet come to fruition. We also cover how humans and AI can work together and how AI is changing work already. Stay tuned for the second half where we discuss the latest on robotic process automation and address why we’re working at all in the age of machines.
Discussing “Wait, The Robots Didn’t Take Our Jobs?” with Big Technology Podcast host Alex Kantrowitz, Professor Brynjolfsson also talked about how humans and AI can work together, and how AI is already changing work.
Professor Brynjolfsson is Director of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab and Professor at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI. His research examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce, and intangible assets. He is the author of nine books including, with co-author Andrew McAfee, best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies.
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