Welcome to the first issue of Future of Work. I hope to build an ongoing conversation on the ultra-consequential story of robotics, artificial intelligence, and the reverberations in jobs, city and town life, and economics and politics across globe. I'd love your thoughts. What am I missing? What's ahead of the curve? Let me know at

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It's fitting to begin with the main question on many people's minds:

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