Robot Armageddon: AI, Jobs and Inequality
Friday, March 11
3:45PM - 4:45PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
After billions of dollars and fifty years of effort, researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. Robots are poised to transform today's society as completely as the Internet did twenty years ago. Driverless cars, robotic helpers, and intelligent agents have the potential to usher in a new age of affluence and leisure — but the transition may be protracted and brutal, roiling job markets and increasing income inequality.