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Humans Need Not Apply

Humans Need Not Apply

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Automation of human work will be one of the defining issues of the coming ten, twenty years. We’ve entered a phase where robots not only replace physical work previously done by humans, but brain work. This brief 15 minute explainer video by CGP Grey does a great job putting the development in historical perspective โ€“ and points out why hardly anyone’s job will be safe. Better watch it now before a robot does it for you.