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Will artificial intelligence wipe out economists?

This technological revolution is different

By George Magnus  

Humanoid robot NAO, equipped with artificial intelligence, helps a teacher during a science class at Keio University Kindergarten in Tokyo on 25th January 2016.

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The image of Private Frazer saying “We are all doomed” in the TV series Dad’s Army is well known. He might have been in Washington DC over the weekend. According to the annual…

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