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A NAO robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics dances to a song at
the World Robot Conference in Beijing on November 24/ JASON

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SoftBank’s human-like robot, Pepper, welcomes customers to a
bank in Tokyo, in 2015/ Yuya Shino / Reuters

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Self-folding robots that have been inspired by the Japanese art form of origami. (AFP)

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Two CTR robots play Chinese ancient chime bells at the World Robot Exhibition during the World Robot Conference in Beijing, China, November 24, 2015. The conference, which kicked off in Beijing on Monday, is a three-day event including a forum, an exhibition and a robot contest for youths, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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Kiva robots move racks of merchandise at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, Calif., where there are two robots for every human worker. Policy makers can help prepare people for a time when more jobs are automated. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

How to Beat the Robots

How to Beat the Robots

Maybe the automation of jobs will eventually create new, better jobs. Maybe it will put us all out of work. But as we argue about this, work is changing. Today’s jobs — white collar, blue collar or no collar — require more education and interpersonal skills than those...