‘Facing the Robot Revolution’ by Mark Mardell

BBC Radio 4 presenter Mark Mardell visited Sheffield Robotics recently and wrote this article about the time he spent there talking to Sheffield researchers, including yours truly.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39028030

I should clarify that while of course robots will definitely take more human jobs, the 60% figure was merely an example of some of the claims others have made, and not my firm prediction. (I would never put a hard number of something like that; my job isn’t to put numbers on such things, but help prepare for whatever future we do face by engaging people in discussions and debates.)

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