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Waterstones Bristol Galleries, use Union Street entrance

11A Union Galleries

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Ryan Avent
The Wealth of Humans
Wednesday 28 September 2016, 19:00-20:00
Waterstones, use Union Street Entrance
£6/£4

The world of work is changing. With rapid advances in IT, huge swathes of the job market – from cleaners and drivers to journalists and doctors – are being automated, or soon will be. 47% of jobs are at risk of being automated over the next three decades.

From Volvo's operations in Sweden to a vast Foxconn production facility in Shenzhen, via Indian development economists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists, Ryan Avent offers the first clear explanation of what happens when the digital economy goes wrong – and how we can get out of it.

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Waterstones Bristol Galleries, use Union Street entrance

11A Union Galleries

Broadmead

Bristol

BS1 3XD

United Kingdom

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