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Vice explores “The Future of Work” for HBO

Millennial-focused brand Vice and the Council on Foreign Relations are teaming on a special exclusively for HBO that examines how automation and artificial intelligence are disrupting the world and the nature ...
April 11, 2019

Millennial-focused brand Vice and the Council on Foreign Relations are teaming on a special exclusively for HBO that examines how automation and artificial intelligence are disrupting the world and the nature of work.

Vice Special Reports: The Future of Work looks at how entire industries are facing radical upheaval and how these changes are impacting the global economy. Vice correspondents interview a variety of experts, from Nobel Laureate economists, to CEOs and workers who will experience disruption in their jobs in the years to come. They document how industries which seemed immune to automation will feel the effects of AI and algorithms.

The special also delves into what policymakers and politicians are doing to address this shift in the nature of work. The Future of Work also examines emerging solutions to address the potential issues that arise from these technological changes, including adopting a universal basic income and job retraining.

Vice Special Reports: The Future of Work premieres April 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT exclusively on HBO, HBO Now, HBO Go, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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