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Jay Richards: Creative Freedom, Not Robots, Is The Future Of Work


In an information economy with the rise of artificial intelligence and robots, are humans being pushed to the margins of the workforce? Are we to look forward to a hopeful future, or a dark one? Listen in to hear Jay Richards provide his own insight on the development of technology and its role in the workplace, and how he envisions humans adapting to a changing society.

Show Notes

  • 00:18 | The dystopian and utopian views
  • 01:45 | Are machines capable of replacing us?
  • 06:11 | Will we have nothing to do?
  • 07:43 | The philosophical debate: What distinguishes man from robot?
  • 09:18 | Creative freedom

Additional Resources

  • Dr. Jay Richards at Discovery.org
  • The Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines by Dr. Jay Richards at Amazon.com
  • A video of Dr. Richards’ remarks here
  • Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford at Amazon.com
  • Marvin Minsky, American computer scientist

Jay Richards: Creative Freedom, Not Robots, Is The Future Of Work