Episode 106 - Edward Hess discusses The New Smart Machine Age and where humans fit into the convergence of business, technology and automation. Will smart machines and robots start taking our jobs? What can we do...us humans...to prepare for the inevitable transformation? Ed is a Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. You’ve seen and heard him in places like WSJ Radio, CNBC, NPR, and Investor's Business Daily, among many others. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments.