A Robot-Run Society?

John Markoff Is Guest on NPR's Fresh Air, Hosted by Terri Gross.
August 20, 2015

How Close Are We To A Robot-Run Society?

I found this to be a really interesting interview. John Markoff is the technology editor for the New York Times. He is highly informed on the topics of robots, warehouses, etc. What he says about cars may not be what you expect. At the same time, it makes sense with my lifetime of driving experience, both long distance and city. –Carol Bell, Fountainhead Librarian

"From self-driving cars to automated warehouses, humans are being pushed out of the equation. Soon, robots will "do a million other things we can't even conceive of," author John Markoff says."

If humans don't have jobs, how will we be paid? Society will have to figure this out.

Later in this podcast, "TV critic David Bianculli reviews the IFC spoof 'Documentary Now!' and the prequel series 'Fear the Walking Dead.' "

http://www.npr.org/podcasts/381444908/fresh-air
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