Skip that Grammy party tonight and turn on Recode’s town hall with MSNBC instead.
We partnered with MSNBC to produce a town hall event series that looks at how technology is impacting every aspect of our lives. While technology has brought much good to the world in the form of opportunity, innovation and jobs, it has also impacted our elections and democracy. And as technology moves forward, there is a fear that some will be left behind. Our first program airs tonight with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Ari Melber interviewing Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.
Update: Watch the full broadcast below.
“AI is one of the most important things humanity is working on. It’s more profound than, I don’t know, electricity or fire,” Pichai told Swisher and Melber.
Pichai also discussed how the changes in technology and the world will profoundly change the nature of work.
“Twenty or 30 years ago, you educated yourself and that carried you through for the rest of your life,” Pichai said. “That is not going to be true for the generation which is being born now. They have to learn continuously over their life.”
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki also talked about the threat to DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program that gives a deportation pass to people who were brought to the U.S. as children: “They have gone to our schools. They have worked at our companies. They served in our military. And I just can’t imagine, from a humanitarian standpoint, that we would want to send them back to a country that they really have no allegiance to.”
You can watch Pichai and Wojcicki’s full interview with Kara Swisher and Ari Melber tonight, Sunday, at 6 pm PT/ 9 pm ET on MSNBC.
Watch some clips below and tune in for the entire broadcast tonight.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.