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Radio Free Acton: ‘Work in the age of robots’; Has classical music been forgotten?

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On this episode of Radio Free Acton, John Couretas, Executive Producer of Radio Free Acton, interviews Mark Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, on his new book “Work in the Age of Robots,” about what our jobs and the future of AI might look like. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker talks to Jay Nordlinger, Senior Editor of National Review, about Classical music: are people still listening to it nowadays and why is it important?

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Buy “Work in the Age of Robots” by Mark P. Mills

Read “Robots will continue to ‘take jobs,’ and humans will continue to create more” by Joseph Sunde

Register here for the one-day conference, Business Matters: Meaningful Work in the Modern Age

Read “Contemporary Classical: A Listening” by Jay Nordlinger

Responding to catastrophe with culture: Orchestras are re-affirming Western culture and values with symbolic music at this year’s BBC Proms

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Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Acton Line.