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Man vs. Machine [electronic resource]: Will Human Workers Become Obsolete?

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman investigates the future of technology as presented at a 2012 conference hosted by a California think tank-things such as 3-D printing of prosthetic legs and iPhone heart tests. But the conference also resurfaced an age-old question about the future of human workers. Origina?
Release Date
2012
Run Time
10 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Will Human Workers Become Obsolete?
Contents
  • Technology and the Human Worker (1:44)
  • The Digital Divide (1:21)
  • Replacing the Human Worker (1:24)
  • Inequities of the Digital Divide (1:42)
  • What Role Will Americans Play? (2:00)
  • Importance of Math Education (1:39)
  • Credits: Man vs. Machine: Will Human Workers Become Obsolete? (0:00)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Recording Info
Broadcast date: May 24, 2012.
Publisher no.
53421 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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