Students need training today for jobs of future

FUTURIST: Roey Tzezana, left, co-founder of Providence-based TeleBuddy, a robotics-services startup that operates telepresence robots worldwide, facilitates a discussion on careers of the future and technology with students. Rear, from left, Ayo Onajide, Ralph Waite, Richard Piccirillo and Juan Corona, during a “Future Forum” at Hope High School in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
FUTURIST: Roey Tzezana, left, co-founder of Providence-based TeleBuddy, a robotics-services startup that operates telepresence robots worldwide, facilitates a discussion on careers of the future and technology with students. Rear, from left, Ayo Onajide, Ralph Waite, Richard Piccirillo and Juan Corona, during a “Future Forum” at Hope High School in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
In the library at Providence’s Hope High School, a few dozen students and visiting peers from La Salle Academy clustered in groups of five and six to theorize about robotic surgeons and police detectives, prosthetic limbs that double as cellphones and stereos, and cybersecurity for the artificial intelligence systems behind the wheel of driverless cars.…

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