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AI Could Actually Help Rebuild the Middle Class, Says MIT Economist

Season 2024 Episode 6201 | 17m 13s

As artificial intelligence catches on in America, fears of general unemployment are growing. Elon Musk called AI "the most disruptive force in history” and 75 percent of U.S. adults believe it will lead to job losses, according to a recent Gallup poll. But MIT Economics Professor David Autor says this fear is misplaced. He joins Walter Isaacson to discuss the opportunities AI could bring.

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