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Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK Audiobook
30 minutes | May 10, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #19: Making the Future
Now that we have sorted out how we want the economy to work in the future, let's discuss what we can do to help bring about those changes.
58 minutes | May 3, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #18: Practical Advice for Everyone
Now that we have thoroughly explored how the economy is going to be changing in the near future, let's discuss what you can do today to help yourself transition into this brave new world.
10 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #17: The Purpose of Life
If our life's purpose is not the work we do, then what is it?
17 minutes | Apr 19, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #16: Work and Happiness
If acquiring more and more money won't make people happier, and they cannot compete with automation in the workplace, can we simply provide people with basic amenities to make them happy? It is a little more complicated than that.
16 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #15: Happiness
One of the reasons that pursuing the hedonic treadmill is that our brains are wired to create happiness for us, regardless of the events around us.
10 minutes | Apr 5, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #14: Income and Happiness
There is a bit more nuance to the question of whether income can affect your happiness. It comes down to the difference between emotional well-being and life satisfaction.
17 minutes | Mar 29, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #13: Growth and Happiness
Does making more money make us happier? Turns out that once we have met a certain threshold of our needs, making more money does not increase happiness.
6 minutes | Mar 22, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #12: The Scorpion and the Frog
A short parable to illustrate that sometimes things just are what they are.
14 minutes | Mar 15, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #11: The Pursuit of Happiness
In most of the industrialized world, the "pursuit of happiness" is considered to be an inalienable right. But our current economic system is not set up to allow everyone the opportunity to pursue happiness.
15 minutes | Mar 8, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #10: Work Identity
Society has ingrained in us that the most important aspect of our identities is our job.
25 minutes | Mar 1, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #9: Unemployment Tomorrow
Many argue that as new technologies eliminate jobs, they create new jobs. This chapter analyzes why that is an unlikely outcome with automation this widespread.
13 minutes | Feb 22, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #8: Social Acceptance
Technologies that are quite useful and safe do not always achieve widespread social acceptance. In this chapter we explore why that is.
60 minutes | Feb 15, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #7: Evidence of Automation
The signs of automation taking over our economy are already showing themselves in our world.
14 minutes | Feb 8, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #6: Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is already stealing many of our jobs, but not the ones you might think of.
8 minutes | Feb 1, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #5: Intelligence
What does it mean to compare machine intelligence to human intelligence, and does it even matter when it comes to the workplace?
10 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #4: Information Technology
Now that we understand the nature of exponential growth, we can look at how it applies to the advancement of information technology.
14 minutes | Jan 18, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #3: Exponential Growth
Most people do not fully grasp the implications of exponential growth. Federico presents us with some examples to help illustrate it.
11 minutes | Jan 11, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #2: The Luddite Fallacy
The idea that machines steal jobs is not a new one. The Luddite movement goes back to 19th century England; is there weight to their argument, or is it all just a fallacy?
13 minutes | Jan 4, 2019
Robots Will Steal Your Job #1: Unemployment Today
Federico takes us through unemployment trends leading up to 2012.
6 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
Robots Will Steal Your Job #0: Introduction
You are about to become obsolete. You think you are special, unique, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong. As we speak, millions of algorithms created by computer scientists are frantically running on servers all over the world, with one sole purpose: do whatever humans can do, but better.
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