BSR Conference 2019: Kevin Roose, Technology Columnist, The New York Times

Dec 3, 2019 4:00 PM ET
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The future of automation in work can seem both frightening and inevitable to those concerned about losing their jobs to machines. In a world where there are no robot-proof jobs, how can humans stay ahead of the machines?

At the BSR Conference 2019, Kevin Roose, technology columnist at The New York Times, discussed the upcoming technology revolution, how our predictions of technology revolutions have gone awry in the past, and the qualities that humans need to continue to hone, especially when confronted by robots capable of learning quickly. 

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The BSR Conference 2019, which took place November 12-14 in San Jose, gathered sustainability leaders from business, government, and civil society to explore the theme of “The New Climate for Business.” Check out the conversation on Twitter at #BSR19 and see all video highlights on BSR’s YouTube channel.