The new white-collar fear: will robots take your job?

Channel 4’s series, Humans prompted widespread debate about the dangers of artificial intelligence – and a world increasingly reliant on robots Photo: Des Willie/Kudos/Channel 4 The robots are coming! It’s a classic science fiction plot recently revived by Humans, Channel 4’s biggest drama success for 20 years: hyper-intelligent machines taking our jobs, leaving us poor mortals on the sidelines. But for workers in every corner of the UK today, this futuristic storyline is at risk of becoming reality. I’m fascinated by the impact of technology on our economy and society. Previously Senior Policy Adviser to David Cameron, I now spend my time at my company Second Home surrounded by the brightest digital entrepreneurs. Over the past couple of months, I’ve been travelling around the country with the BBC’s Panorama programme, looking…


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