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N36'er Sage Franch provides a list of singularity-proof career paths at #futuremakers

Jun 07, 2018

With a news story on job-stealing AI and automation popping up seemingly every week, anxiety about emerging technologies advancing faster than people can keep up with or predict has never been higher. To tackle this fear head-on, RBC hosted the latest edition of FutureMakers event series yesterday aimed at getting people prepared to “future-proof” their Speakers Inmar Givoni, autonomy engineering manager at Uber; Leithland Thomas, CTO at Ledgly; Arthur Berrill, head of location intelligence at RBC; and Erin Faulkner, senior manager of monitoring and triage at RBC, all shared personal stories about navigating a workplace getting disrupted by technology.

The event was headlined by Crescendo co-founder and CTO Sage Franch, who shared her vision of a Singularity-powered future, and the place humans have within it. At some point, AI will be more intelligent than humans and drive the world forward—while we’re still in control, Franch explained how we can still guide that path to prevent human obsolescence and design an equitable future for everyone.

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