GW WonkCast S3E4-3: Above the Fold: Automation and the U.S. Workforce

This week’s Above the Fold covers domestic automation and how new technologies and artificial intelligence are impacting the American workforce. Recorded live at GW’s WRGW radio station, GW WonkCast co-Host Katherine Lundie and blog Staff Writer Cory Lancaster join Harris Kay, Robert O’Shaughnessy, and Matthew Williams from the WRGW News team. Hear about the new Amazon store, technology curriculum in schools, the changing nature of blue collar work and more.

Above the Fold: Everyday events in the news are driven by policy in both obvious and unexpected ways. Join the GW WonkCast team live on air with WRGW News to hear where policy and breaking news intersect.

Listen live on Fridays from 6:30-7:00 p.m. on WRGW’s website and on iHeartRadio!

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This week’s sources:

Artificial Intelligence And The Changing Mindset Of Consumers, Media Post

Blue-Collar Revenge: The Rise Of AI Will Create A New Professional Class, Forbes

Most U.S. Workers Unafraid of Losing Their Jobs to Robots, Gallup

When artificial intelligence comes for white collar jobs, will people revolt? Michigan Radio

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