Feb 13, 2018
As advances in AI and robotics threaten to put millions of people out of jobs, there is profound concern about the future of work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Will human ingenuity dream up new forms of productive employment? Is the gig economy going to become the new norm and if so, can the rights workers have won over the last two centuries of struggle be protected? Joining us for episode 6 of ‘Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ are Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University, Jane Humphries, Professor of Economic History at All Souls College, Oxford, Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trades Union Confederation, Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science and Smith-Zadeh Professor in Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork; Sue Duke, Senior Director of Public Policy at LinkedIn, and Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium.