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Shareable facts on Americans’ views and attitudes toward automation technologies

Advances in robotics and artificial intelligence have the potential to dramatically reshape the way that Americans live and work in the coming decades. A new Pew Research Center study finds that many Americans anticipate significant impacts from various automation technologies in the course of their lifetimes – from the widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles to the replacement of entire job categories with robot workers. And their attitudes frequently reflect worry and concern over the implications of these technologies for society as a whole.

Current experiences with automation

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Attitudes toward a future where robots and computers do most work

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Views on driverless cars

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Attitudes toward robot caregivers and hiring algorithms

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See full report here.

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