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Aug 7, 2017

Machines … robots … are most assuredly taking over jobs, not only in the United States, but worldwide. A recent study says that over the course of the next 20 years, technological advances have a high probability of displacing as many as 80 million jobs in the U.S. – or 47 percent of the workforce. A professor of business administration says we are not prepared.

Guest: Edward Hess, professor of business administration and the Batten Executive-in-Residence at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

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