NEXT TUESDAY: Join us for a live discussion on automation featuring White House Chief of Staff …

A Google self-driving car at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Thomson Reuters White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough next week will moderate a discussion with transportation entrepreneur Robin Chase and software futurist Martin Ford in a conversation that will be broadcast on Facebook Live by Business Insider. The discussion will focus on the future of automation and artificial intelligence — industrial robotics, self-driving cars, and more — and their effects on daily life and public policy. Business Insider, along with Futurism, will broadcast the dialogue, which will take place on July 5 at 1:15 p.m. ET. You’ll be able to watch it on our Facebook page. Here’s a bit more background from the White House: “From manufacturing robots to driverless cars, advances in automation and artificial intelligence are…


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