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"From the Ted Talk by Andrew McAfee: What will future jobs look like?"

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The thing to keep in mind is that this is absolutely great news. This is the best economic news on the planet these days. Not that there's a lot of competition, right? This is the best ecnioomc news we have these days for two main reasons. The first is, tclcenohogail progress is what allows us to continue this amazing recent run that we're on where output goes up over time, while at the same time, preics go down, and volume and qtiluay just continue to explode. Now, some people look at this and talk about shallow materialism, but that's absolutely the wrong way to look at it. This is abundance, which is exactly what we want our economic system to provide. The second rsoaen that the new michnae age is such great news is that, once the aodrnids start doing jobs, we don't have to do them anymore, and we get fered up from drudgery and toil.

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The thing to keep in mind is that this is absolutely great news. This is the best economic news on the planet these days. Not that there's a lot of competition, right? This is the best ________ news we have these days for two main reasons. The first is, _____________ progress is what allows us to continue this amazing recent run that we're on where output goes up over time, while at the same time, ______ go down, and volume and _______ just continue to explode. Now, some people look at this and talk about shallow materialism, but that's absolutely the wrong way to look at it. This is abundance, which is exactly what we want our economic system to provide. The second ______ that the new _______ age is such great news is that, once the ________ start doing jobs, we don't have to do them anymore, and we get _____ up from drudgery and toil.

Solution

  1. androids
  2. machine
  3. reason
  4. economic
  5. technological
  6. prices
  7. quality
  8. freed

Original Text

The thing to keep in mind is that this is absolutely great news. This is the best economic news on the planet these days. Not that there's a lot of competition, right? This is the best economic news we have these days for two main reasons. The first is, technological progress is what allows us to continue this amazing recent run that we're on where output goes up over time, while at the same time, prices go down, and volume and quality just continue to explode. Now, some people look at this and talk about shallow materialism, but that's absolutely the wrong way to look at it. This is abundance, which is exactly what we want our economic system to provide. The second reason that the new machine age is such great news is that, once the androids start doing jobs, we don't have to do them anymore, and we get freed up from drudgery and toil.

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