Out of Office: AI and Jobs, Hong Kong Arrests, and Pigs on the Run

Out of Office: AI and Jobs, Hong Kong Arrests, and Pigs on the Run

Skimm This - August 30, 2019 - 12:57

Automation and artificial intelligence are supposed to make jobs easier, but sometimes they can take away jobs altogether. This Labor Day weekend, we’re taking a look at the current and future impact of AI on American jobs. Then: the Hong Kong government has arrested protest leaders ahead of a large demonstration planned for this weekend. We’ll explain how the government is changing its tactics. Also on today’s show: Florida is bracing for impact as Hurricane Dorian approaches, and 250 pigs on the run in Vermont.

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