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Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines

MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future co-chair David Autor will be a speaker at this event.

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The AI & the Work of the Future Congress

Presented by the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, and the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

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Debate About the US Tax System and Automation

Daron Acemoglu, co-author of the research brief, “Taxes, Automation, and the Future of Labor,” and Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) president Rob Atkinson discuss their views about the future of automation technology and the effects it may have on U.S. competitiveness and the economy. Watch video.

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Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War

Bob Davis, Wall Street Journal Pulitzer Prize-winning senior editor and Lingling Wei, WSJ award-winning senior China correspondent, will discuss their new book with moderator Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. (MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future is an organizer of this event.)

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The Hill Events: Work Redefined

Elisabeth Reynolds, Executive Director, MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future, MIT, in conversation with The Hill’s Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons.

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Work of the Future Congressional Briefing Webcast

The briefing includes presentations and Q&A on recent Task Force papers on declining job opportunities in cities, the need to strengthen worker voice, the prospects for autonomous vehicles, and the impact of automation on the trucking and warehousing industries.

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Kresge Auditorium

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AI & the Work of the Future Congress

Explore how we can create a future of work that complements and augments human potential while contributing to shared economic prosperity.

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66-110

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Work of the Future Books Series: Oren Cass, author of “The Once and Future Worker”

Oren Cass will talk about his book The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America, in conversation with Prof. David Autor, co-chair of the MIT Work of the Future Task Force. Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, challenges some basic assumptions about what prosperity means and where it

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66-110

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Work of the Future Books Series: Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of “The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change” View Details

Journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell will discuss her book The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change, in conversation with Professor David Mindell (co-chair, MIT Work of the Future Task Force and founder & CEO of Humatics). From Amazon.com description: “Through exhaustive reporting and keen analysis, The Job reveals the startling truths

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E25-111

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Work of the Future Book Series: Mary Gray, author of “Ghost Work”

In the first event in the Work of the Future Book Series, anthropologist Mary Gray will talk about her book Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass. In Ghost Work, Gray and co-author Siddharth Suri examine how services delivered by major companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Uber can only function smoothly thanks

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