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Geoff Wyvill, Department of Computer Science


Shall we fear the Luddites? - Advancing technology and unemployment.


Owheo G34 - 1:00 pm, Friday 14 October


Domestic robots, smart phones, driverless cars and a whole new range of industrial machines are about to change the way we live and work. Does it matter? Who will suffer? Who is responsible? Is it just a matter of re-training? Or is it a fundamental shift in our society that demands a new order? Can we learn anything from history and what does it have to do with August Strindberg?

In keeping with our custom for the last seminar of the year, questions and heckling will be rewarded.

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