Advances in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital manufacturing are undoubtedly going to revolutionize manufacturing during this decade, enabling us to design and “print” complex products and “manufacture” these in our own homes. Exponentially advancing technologies will provide major new opportunities for entrepreneurs to create world-changing technologies, but they also may threaten industries and jobs around the world.
Autodesk CEO Carl Bass discussed these topics and much more. We also discussed saving mankind, where the manufacturing jobs will be, the flaws in the recent NY Times piece on iPhone manufacturing, social media, and education. If you want a crash course in “exponentials”, you should spend the hour to watch this.