Automation: Job partner or job-killer?

Do you see yourself partnering with robots to do your job? Many people already are finding that working with robots and other technologies has greatly improved their ability to do their jobs. For some, partnering with a robot partner has given them superpowers.Take the case of a women with leukemia who wasn’t responding to treatment. To solve the mystery, doctors asked IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer loaded with artificial intelligence, to figure it out. In just 10 minutes, Watson diagnosed the right type of leukemia, which required a different type of treatment. Watson did in 10 minutes what doctors couldn’t do in many months. Because of partnering with a machine, a woman’s life was saved and she was spared from more treatments that didn’t work. The future of work, and living,…


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