Today's guest is Martin Ford, futurist and New York Times best-selling author of the 2015 book “Rise of the Robots.” Martin’s most recent book, “Rule of the Robots,” highlights where artificial intelligence is likely to impact day-to-day life, business, and society in the coming future. In this episode, Martin discusses some of the meta trends he believes are most important for business leaders regarding how AI could shift business by allowing for new advantages, efficiencies, and more. If you’re interested in finding AI trends in your specific industry or sector, be sure to download our PDF brief called “3 Ways to Discover AI Trends in Your Industry” at emerj.com/t3.
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