Sept 28 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
Whatever your take on automation’s impact on labor, we can all surely agree that future work will require, well, future skills.
Sept 27 2017 – Staff – Reuters
Global sales of industrial robots rose by 16% in 2016 and are expected to rise faster in 2017.
Sep 27 2017 – Lydia Botha – Medium
Repetitive, manual, and tedious tasks are eliminated from accounting fields as machine learning progresses.
Sept 27 2017 – Caroline Thompson – Vice
The widespread economic effects of AI will be felt much sooner than many people realize.
Sept 25 2017 – Dyllan Furness – Digital Trends
Researchers at Harper Adams University and agricultural company Precision Decisions have removed humans from the farm entirely.
Sept 22 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
A robo-dentist has autonomously implanted two new, 3-D-printed teeth into a woman’s mouth.
Sept 19 2017 – Karla Lant – Futurism
Former Vice President Joe Biden has just taken a side in the Universal Basic Income debate — and with his take on preparing for the future, he’s betting against some of the biggest innovators in Silicon Valley.
Sept 18 2017 – Suchit Leesa-Nguansuk – Bangkok Post
The crucial need to upgrade skill sets is sweeping across the region, driven by the adoption of technologies that may leave half of the workforce obsolete.
Sept 17 2017 – Robert B. Reich
This incredibly short and simple explanation of certain basic economic principles really helps us understand why wealth redistribution in the form of universal basic income and other programs like it will actually grow the economy and help the people in the middle and the bottom while also increasing the wealth at the top.
Sept 16 2017 – Greg Ferenstein – Vox
The key involves boosting the Earned Income Tax Credit, a quietly potent program.