Stephen Hawking recently warned that the development of full artificial intelligence (AI) systems could spell the end of the human race.
From agriculture and manufacturing to education and medicine, some experts are predicting a future where blue and white collar workers will soon be replaced.
Technological progress has seen robots become more sophisticated, so what will be the economic impact of AI?
Could we actually be entering an age of abundance for humans catered to by robot slaves?
Insight asks: Is humanity really being threatened by thinking robots, and where will robotic advances take us into the future?
What are the ethical and moral questions to consider?
Presenter: Jenny Brockie Follow @jenbrockie
Associate Producer: Amanda Xiberras Follow @AmandaXiberras