June 4-5, 2018

MIT Media Lab

When robots are your colleagues, which human skills will still matter?

Join the conversion at EmTech Next where we talk about the future of work with the world’s leading experts.

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Business Impact

AI could help the construction industry work faster—and keep its workforce accident-free

The construction industry, long a technology laggard, is hiring data scientists to boost efficiency.

Business Impact

The US government is seriously underestimating how much Americans rely on gig work

Undercounting people who rely on “alternative work arrangements” risks marginalizing a key part of the American economy.

Intelligent Machines

Don’t be AI-vil: Google says its algorithms will do no harm

Google has created a set of principles for its artificial-intelligence researchers to live by—and they prohibit weapons technology.

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Your two-minute guide to understanding how the revolutionary gene-editing technology works.

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