The value of your humanity in an automated future

When journalist Kevin Roose learned that AI could replace even his job, he experienced a generational panic about the inevitability of becoming redundant in a machine-based world. Rather than giving into despair, Roose focused on finessing the human-side of his career.  

Roose¬†says we should refuse to compete with machines, and instead focus on fine tuning the parts of ourselves that are uniquely human. Our empathy, our humor ‚Äď all those soft skills that are undervalued, but irreplaceable.¬†¬†

To watch more, watch ‘The value of your humanity in an automated future,‘ presented by TED.