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RESOLVED: TECHNOLOGY WILL TAKE ALL OUR JOBS

With the automation of work becoming increasingly prevalent, how will sustained advances in technology impact the workforce? Join New America for a lively debate on what technological progress means for the future of labor.

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EVENT June 04, 2015 12:15 PM– 01:45 PM

Thursday June 04, 2015

12:15 PM – 01:45 PM


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Popular wisdom holds that technology can help the developing world make great strides, whether it’s by facilitating education, helping with access to water, or delivering much-needed medication. But Kentaro Toyama, W. K. Kellogg Associate Professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Information and co-founder of Microsoft Research India, argues in a new book that believing technology is the key to fixing these problems is wrong-headed, and can have damaging results.

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RESOLVED: TECHNOLOGY WILL TAKE ALL OUR JOBS

EVENT June 04, 2015 06:30 PM– 08:00 PM

Thursday June 04, 2015

06:30 PM – 08:00 PM


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With the automation of work becoming increasingly prevalent, how will sustained advances in technology impact the workforce? Join New America for a lively debate on what technological progress means for the future of labor.

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