Man vs Robot: How far would you go to keep your job?

19 July 2013

Portrait of Dr Anders Sandberg

with Dr Anders Sandberg
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anders Sandberg is Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, Faculty of Philosophy and Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. He also holds an AXA Research Fellowship. He has a background in computer science, neuroscience an...

<object type='application/x-shockwave-flash' data='' id='rcomVideo_244281202' width='460' height='259'> <param name='movie' value=''></param> <param name='allowFullScreen' value='true'></param> <param name='allowScriptAccess' value='always'></param> <param name='wmode' value='transparent'></param> <embed src='' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' allowfullscreen='true' allowScriptAccess='always' width='460' height='259' wmode='transparent'></embed> </object>

The robots are coming, but will they steal your job? From cyborg implants to popping performance enhancing drugs, it seems people will do almost anything to compete with the machines.