Robots in the Workplace

January 29, 2018 | Christina

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Industrial-robots                                                             Image Credit: ISAPUT

Automation has long promised societal improvement, but it has also caused consternation for employees whose jobs might be replaced by robots. Do you have concerns about the rise of robots in the workplace? Get more information about automation and its impact on society at the library.

Join Dr. Alex Ferworn, Professor of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University, in a discussion:

Will Robots Take My Job?
Thursday, February 15, 6:30 - 8 pm
Beeton Hall, 1st Floor, Toronto Reference Library

Alex Ferworn, CD, PhD, has a broad range of research interests related to computational public safety, many of which involve dogs and robots. His award-winning work has been widely publicized in the media. Partners in Research named him the Canadian Technology Ambassador in 2014 for his body of work and his outreach activities.

Presented in partnership with the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.

Chang School of Continuing Education

Learn more by checking out library books on technological innovations and their impacts:

The Robots Are Coming Industries of the Future

What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us The Second Machine Age

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