Jobs vs. Machines: The Rise of Arti­fi­cial Intel­li­gence

The media warn, “Arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence will replace mil­lions of jobs.”
In San Fran­cis­co, Team­sters protest, demand­ing the gov­ern­ment “pro­tect” their jobs. In my new video, they chant, “Do not have these self-dri­ving vehi­cles on San Fran­cis­co streets, tak­ing jobs!”
They’re com­plain­ing about the Way­mo dri­ver­less taxis already in use in part of San Fran­cis­co (and Phoenix).
The union is right to wor­ry. Robot cars don’t get tired. They don’t take lunch breaks. They don’t drink or get dis­tract­ed. Self-dri­ving cars will replace many deliv­ery-dri­ver jobs, taxi jobs, Ub …