Until now machines were mainly used to automate physical activities. Nowadays the intelligent automation of work is affecting skilled employees too. Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and, in general, intelligent automation will not happen overnight, but it will happen. The different rates at which it is adopted from one country to the next and within each country could lead to huge inequality. It will also could endanger employment and some companies could seek to compete with other highly automated firms by reducing employee wages. This talk will analyze how we can take on that challenge and suggests some actions to deal with it.
Speaker: Senén Barro Ameneiro, Professor, University of Santiago de Compostela