Episode 52: Darrell West, Author of ‘The Future of Work Robots, AI and Automation’


Darrell West is the VP of Government Studies and Director of the Center for Technology and Innovation at the Brookings Institute. He is also the Author of “The Future of Work: Robots, AI, and Automation”.

Today, we discuss his new book, how the government, corporations, and HR workers need to be ready for changes to the industry within the next five years. Tune in to hear what to expect for the future of HR.

Topics:

  • His decades of focus on technology in the workplace
  • Dealing with fear of the unknown when educating people
  • Predicting how companies will deal with retraining people for new processes
  • How Darrell is attempting to spread his message
  • Planning for the future
  • Darrell’s predictions

Resources:

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Quotes:

“When historians-50 and 100 years from now-look back on this period, they will understand what a transformative time period this has been.” -Darrell West

“We just need to be creative when thinking about retraining…” -Darrell West

“It’s gratifying when you work very hard on a book…and there actually is an audience for this.” -Darrell West