Athletes, therapists, comedians, and public radio producers: All jobs which require a human touch, right? Perhaps not. Even now, we're beginning to see some of these rolls being performed by robots. But while machines may be capable of doing such work, is there any demand for it among humans?
Increasing evidence suggests there may be. This hour we'll discuss whether any job remains out of the reach of automation. As robots advance and our perceptions of machines change, will humans accept them into our lives?
- Heather Knight - Expert in social robotics, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Oregon State University. and Director of Marilyn Monrobot
- Jackie Andrade - Professor in The School of Psychology, Cognition Institute at Plymouth University
- Catherine Barrera - Founding Economist at Prysm Group and former Chief Economist at ZipRecruiter
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to the show