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Futureproof by Kevin Roose

Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation

Kevin Roose

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Category: Non-fiction
Imprint: John Murray Publishers Ltd
Publisher: John Murray Press
Publication date: 4 Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781529304732

A New York Times bestselling author and tech columnist's counter-intuitive guide to staying relevant - and employable - in the machine age by becoming irreplaceably human.

4 stars out of 5
Tom Knowles
27 Feb 2021

"the book is most fascinating for those new to AI"

It is here that the book is most fascinating for those new to AI. The book shows how no job is really safe from the advance of artificial intelligence. Roose begins one chapter recounting a dinner he attends with a group of tech executives who, amid plates of foie gras, beef tenderloin and glasses of champagne, ask their fellow diners which jobs are believed to be robot-proof. “What could humans do, they asked, that machines wouldn’t eventually do better?”