February 27, 2019 – AI and its Impact on the Future of Work
Experts predict that as many as 50 percent of U.S. workers will see their jobs automated over the next 20 years. What happens when people are no longer needed? What will they do?
It is the emergence of a perfect storm that could be devastating and it is happening faster than anyone would have predicted. When a person no longer has an occupation, a means to contribute, what may follow is depression, breakdown in relationships, personal tragedies, addictions, and even suicide.
The impact of robotics and AI is more profound that we may realize and it is happening rapidly.
Our speaker is Art Bilger, founder of a national not-for-profit media campaign to educate the American public about the looming unemployment crisis in this country and to start a widespread movement to meet and overcome this unprecedented challenge.