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Let's Not Freak Out About The "Robot Revolution"

Concerns should be set aside until we know more

You, like me, may sometimes (or all the time!) feel that the world is spiraling out of control—trade wars and political strife. And, oh right, climate change, arguably the greatest threat our species has ever faced. Or maybe artificial intelligence and robots will put us all out of work before the world actually ends.

But know this: Smart people are trying to think us out of our predicament. One of them is R. David Edelman, formerly President Obama's special assistant on the digital economy, and now the director of MIT’s Project on Technology, Economy and National Security.

We sat down with Edelman to talk about the rise of robots, America’s labor woes, and the subtleties of rotten strawberries.

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