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When a robot gets a seat in the boardroom

This regular guest at software firm Salesforce's senior-level meetings is consulted to correct error-prone humans; effects of automation on workforce is a key topic for leaders now

Mr Benioff (left) of Salesforce has urged other employers to be more transparent about the technology they plan to adopt so people can prepare for it. Mr Ross (right) from the Trump administration says: "Technology doesn't just shrink jobs. It changes the nature of jobs."


MARC Benioff, chief executive of the software company Salesforce, consults a regular guest at his senior-level meetings: a robot that doesn't hesitate to correct error-prone humans, he told an audience in Davos last week.

The artificial intelligence (AI) robot, called...

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