#024 – Martin Ford – Author "Rise Of The Robots"

Martin Ford is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. His book “The Rise Of The Robots” was the business book of the year in 2015. 

This was probably one of my favourite interviews so far. Martin is a visionary regarding AI and robotics. 

And in the interview, we both cover the “blue-collar” aspect. But more importantly, we dive into the white-collar disruption. 

What are the future jobs that are most likely still safe? Martin picks two areas. 

I am sure, you will enjoy the session as much as I did. And at the beginning of the episode, I have something special for you. 

So enjoy!

More about Martin Ford Martin Ford is a futurist and the author of two books: The New York Times Bestselling Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future (winner of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award and translated into more than 20 languages) and The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future, as well as the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm. He has over 25 years experience in the fields of computer design and software development. He holds a computer engineering degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a graduate business degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written about future technology and its implications for publications including The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, The Guardian and The Financial Times. He has also appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including NPR, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC and PBS. Martin is a frequent keynote speaker on the subject of accelerating progress in robotics and artificial intelligence—and what these advances mean for the economy, job market and society of the future.

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