AI's Impact on the Future of Work with Neil Thompson

In this episode

CSAIL's Neil Thompson joins Kara Miller for a conversation on how AI will affect the future of work. Dr. Thompson also shares insights into the race for computing power and how that competition is shaping the landscape of future endeavors. A full transcript of this podcast can be found here.

About the speakers

Research Scientist, MIT CSAIL

Neil Thompson is an innovation scholar with appointments as a Research Scientist at CSAIL and as a Visiting Professor at Harvard.  His research focuses on 4 topics:

  • Computer Performance and Economic Outcomes
  • Tools and Innovation
  • Patenting & Licensing
  • Executing on Innovation and Strategy

He did his PhD in Business and Public Policy at Berkeley, where he also did Masters degrees in Computer Science and Statistics. He has a Master's in Economics from the London School of Economics, and undergraduate degrees in Physics and International Development. Prior to academia, he worked at organizations such as Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Bain and Company, The United Nations, the World Bank, and the Canadian Parliament.