In this program, you'll explore the social and ethical implications of artificial intelligence and automation. You'll learn about exponential technologies and trends, analyze how we view work as a society, and discuss possible solutions to mass unemployment and automation.
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To understand the social implications of technological progress, you’ll explore the accelerating rate of change in our society. What does it mean to live in a world defined by exponential growth?
Learn about the latest developments in the field of artificial intelligence and understand how to recognize AI in your daily encounters. Ask yourself: how do algorithms influence my decision-making?
Many experts believe we will soon face job displacement and mass unemployment due to automation. What happens if humans are no longer obligated to work? Can policies like universal basic income help society and the economy adapt?
Technologies like augmented reality, autonomous vehicles, and blockchain will soon reshape our lives in profound ways. What the jobs of the future will look like? What should you be learning about today?
Josh Shapiro, edgi co-founder and NYU professor
Josh teaches several courses on creativity, technology, and the future of work at New York University. Josh previously worked on the digital staff for Andrew Yang's presidential campaign.