Irrational? Fear of Robots
This insights report is a recap of the TED Circles - Fear of Robots workshop held on Sat August 14, 2021, 10-11:30 am ET. transform this hosted TED Circles are a free, online, safe, and inclusive place to connect with innovators from all over the globe. This workshop included representation from 4 countries including Canada, the USA, India, and Cyprus.
Robots are already adding an immense amount of value, and they are also seen as a threat. Let's meet in this global, inclusive forum to discuss: We met to discuss:
How will the increased adoption of robotics impact our lives?
What transformations are required to ensure a safe and equitable adoption?
What perspectives are needed to transform?
Workshop Host: Gunjan Syal - Data-Driven Chief Strategy Officer, GoEmerald
Writer: Zoha Farooqui - Communication Analyst & Legal Strategy (Internship), GoEmerald
Contributor: Maram Taian - Project Management Consultant (Internship), transform this
For additional inspiration, here are an HBR article and a TED Talk that represent the topic:
Why Robots Won’t Steal Your Job? https://hbr.org/2021/03/why-robots-wont-steal-your-job