AI-Proofing Your Career Starts in College
Students must take it on themselves to make their education more flexible, integrating practical skills with the critical-thinking abilities that will be more highly valued in the age of robots.
The job market has never offered any guarantees. Mechanization wiped out once-secure careers in manufacturing. Now artificial intelligence (AI) is coming for a future generation of jobs that had seemed safe, starting with software coding and back-office work. So what can we do about it?
Allison Schrager is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
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