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Episode 622: Humans vs. Robots

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Episode 622: Humans vs. Robots

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Episode 622: Humans vs. Robots

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The doctor is in.
Institute for Creative Technologies
The doctor is in.
Institute for Creative Technologies

We like to think humans are special. What we do can't possibly be automated. But robots are getting more and more sophisticated. There are robot financial advisers, robot radiologists, and pretty soon driverless cars will hit the road.

On today's show, we pit people against the machines. Even our jobs, writing radio stories, aren't safe.

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