Robots Will Steal Your Job

Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK is an audiobook that explores the impact of technological advances on our lives, what it means to be happy, and provides suggestions on how to avoid a systemic collapse. Written by Federico Pistono and read by Ian R Buck.

The Purpose of Life

Episode #17

If our life's purpose is not the work we do, then what is it?

Chapter Index

00:00 | Intro
00:25 | Chapter Begins
08:18 | Outro


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  4. Rice University’s 2012 commencement, Salman Khan, 2012.
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