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Can Humans Beat Machines in the Workplace?

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July 18, 2013
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Automation could destroy as much as 70 per cent of today's jobs by 2020, according to Wired magazine. Amy Gardner looks at some of the ways humans are trying to modify themselves to beat machines. She meets a cybernetics professor who turned himself into a cyborg, and looks at the pros and cons of a cognitive enhancing drug.


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