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Preparing for an automated future

New roles for humans are already emerging as a result of automation. In a recent article for the Financial Times, Gillian Tett recounted how anthropologist Benjamin Shestakofsky spent 19 months inside a California company that uses digital technologies to connect buyers and sellers of domestic services. His thoughts on the topic? “Software automation can substitute for labour but it also creates new human-machine complementaries … (and) new types of jobs.”

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