February 23 2018 – Erin Winick – Technology Review
A perfect storm of economic and technological factors has produced America’s historically low productivity gains. So says new research by the consultancy firm McKinsey, which also offers some ideas for getting things back on track.
Feb 21 2018 – Kai-Fu Lee – MIT Technology Review
No matter what anyone tells you, we’re not read for the massive societal upheavals on the way.
Feb 20 2018 – Justin Lee – Medium
A nice look at a few potential policies to combat a jobless future.
Feb 13 2018 – Jolene Creighton – Futurism
If you work in an ad agency, a robot is probably going to take your job. If you drive a taxi, or work for a ride-hailing service like Uber, a robot is definitely going to take your job — and will probably do so in the next couple of years. If robot autonomy doesn’t take your job (but just an FYI, it probably will) you are going to get paid less because of a robot.
Feb 9 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
From landfill recycler to skyscraper printer: predictions of how you will be employed in 2030.
Feb 9 2018 – Geoff Nesnow – Medium
A nice look at how driverless cars and trucks will affect the automotive industry and workforce.
Feb 7th 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
The three phases of the future of work due to automation.
Feb 6 2018 – Cheng Ting-Fang – Nikki Asian Review
Automation is taking out 10,000 jobs in a China manufacturing company.
Feb 6 2018 – Gina Bellafante – New York Times
This tragically speaks to the direction things will head if we don’t plan for the changes in employment that have already happened and are going to happen in much bigger ways imminently.
Feb 1 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
A recent poll showed that almost half of Americans think UBI is a solution for helping workers displaced by automation.