a16z Podcast: Talking Robots and Humans With NYT’s John Markoff

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Longtime New York Times writer John Markoff joins the a16z Podcast to discuss our changing relationship with technology and machines, as well as the changing nature of Silicon Valley itself — Markoff grew up in Palo Alto.

Jumping off from the themes of Markoff’s new book, “Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots,” we explore the future of human and robot work; hear about chatbots that keep kids enthralled during “toilet time;” and the implications of, as Markoff says, “the wheels finally falling off of Moore’s Law.” MORE