How A.I. Will Affect Jobs Barack Obama @ WIRED


Insightful thoughts on the emergence of A.I. and it’s implication towards work, society and the values we hold.

Specially liked Obama talking about Dad’s that stay home and their value for society. They also touch on  aspects of the very singleminded factors used to measure value in society (like the GDP) but the main theme in this interview is automation and AI as an threatening aspect to many peoples livelihood. Obama has a moderate and hopeful standpoint towards the topic but is conscious about the changes that the world and our valuation system need to undergo to welcome it.

This interview is part of an series under the topic „Frontiers“. You can watch the other topics here.

Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II ( ( listen); born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008. Before that, he served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 until 2004.
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