Would you prefer to be replaced by a robot or human?

Imagine your boss comes to your office and tells you that a junior colleague is better than you, and will replace you, leaving you jobless.

Now imagine a similar scenario, except the boss says you're being let go because a robot will take over your job.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2019, with the headline 'Would you prefer to be replaced by a robot or human?'. Print Edition | Subscribe