Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (April 23, 2021)
Ford Retools Headquarters for Hybrid Work; Daniel Kahneman: A Remarkable Life, Fast and Slow; Will a Robot Take Over Your Job?
Read: Ford Retools Headquarters for Hybrid Work. Awaiting returning staff: A check-in app, ambient sensors to alert managers of crowded workspaces and videoconferencing carts [ via WSJ]
Read: Why Computers Won’t Make Themselves Smarter. An incredibly thoughtful essay debunking fears about Terminator type AI by Ted Chiang. [via The New Yorker]
Listen: Daniel Kahneman: A Remarkable Life, Fast and Slow: Kahneman is known for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Watch: Spatial economics: supercities, COVID and climate adaptation: Prof. Esteban Rossi-Hansberg is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University.
Watch: Will a Robot Take Over Your Job? [ NYT writer Kevin Roose turns his attention in his new book "Futureproof." The book looks at how to navigate a future dominated by algorithms and AI -- and how not to be replaced by a machine ]