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Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Updated on Jan 05, 2019   •   Joseph Aoun   •   books  •  non-fiction

I found this book recommended in the Stanford Engineering reading list, and I thought it would be apt for me to learn more about how AI could impact future jobs, and how to adapt to the change. I liked that the book was direct and descriptive on higher education and skill-building were essential to combat this change. The author juxtaposes this AI-led change to the agricultural and industrial revolutions in the past centuries, and how every transition had required a new set of occupations to emerge, and asked for citizens to re-equip skills and education.