Mar 29 2018 – Joi Ito – Wired Magazine
Liberals and conservatives alike love—and fear—the idea of giving free money to everyone. But we have to try it anyway.
Mar 18 2018 – Cade Metz – New York Times
Like Amazon, FedEx begins adding robots to its warehouse floors.
Mar 14 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
Harvard economist Ed Glaeser says something dark is going on within a chunk of U.S. geography stretching north from Louisiana to Michigan. The “Eastern Heartland,” as he calls it, is an “epicenter of troubled America, an epicenter of hopelessness.”
Mar 14 2018 – Steve Levine – Axios
Machines are aiding the growth of the wage gap.
Mar 14 2018 – Eric Johnson – Recode
In his new book “Fair Shot,” Hughes outlines a proposal for “guaranteed income,” to lift health and education outcomes in the U.S.
Mar 13 2018 – Jason Pontin – Wired Magazine
Six ways the government could tackle economic inequality and job creation in the techno-turvy future.
Sept 12 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
If you want to grow a field full of barley but don’t want to get your hands dirty, never fear: robots can do the whole dang thing.
March 8 2018 – Shirin Ghaffary – Recode
It’s a sign that the idea is moving from fringe to mainstream.