What’s Going to Save You From the Robots?

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Written by Pernilla Peterson, Associate Creative Director at Rightpoint. You can follow Pernilla on Twitter.

What will save you from the robots? Turns out it’s that art degree, creativity, and emotional intelligence.

While no doubt STEM is a worthy endeavor and you won’t hear me discourage my kids from taking coding classes in school, technology without humanity is useless. How can we build things that meet human needs without understanding what innately makes us human? All this technology will need to be built on a foundation of skills that even AI cannot easily reproduce.

So what type of skills are those? Creativity, emotional intelligence, and knowing how to lead and motivate people, to name a few. See where this is going?

Read the full article over on Rightpoint’s blog.


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