"Replaced by robots? The challenges and opportunities of automation for the workforce" with Dr Carl Benedikt Frey

14 March 2014

Portrait of Professor Michael Osborne

with Professor Michael Osborne
Professor of Machine Learning

Michael A Osborne (DPhil Oxon) is an expert in the development of machine intelligence in sympathy with societal needs. His work on robust and scalable inference algorithms in Machine Learning has been successfully applied in diverse and challenging...

Portrait of Professor Carl Benedikt Frey

with Professor Carl Benedikt Frey

Carl-Benedikt Frey is the Dieter Schwarz Associate Professor of AI & Work at the Oxford Internet Institute and a Fellow of Mansfield College, University of Oxford. He is also Director of the Future of Work Programme and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow ...

Will you one day lose your job to a robot, or even an algorithm? A recent working paper, 'The Future of Employment: How susceptible are jobs to computerisation?', found that nearly half of US jobs could be susceptible to computerisation over the next two decades. So as technology races ahead, will low-skilled workers need to retrain in order to remain part of the workforce?