July 9, 2021 – Karen Hao – MIT Technology Review
Recent breakthroughs in deep learning have made it possible to replicate many of the subtleties of human speech.
June 7, 2021 – Will Knight – Wired
“Automation takes place faster during recessions and sticks thereafter.”
March 3, 2021 – Aria Bendix – Business Insider
The researchers also found that decreases in anxiety, depression, and extreme financial stress encouraged participants to set goals and helped them better cope with unexpected financial setbacks.
March 6, 2021 – Kevin Roose – The NY Times
Recent advances in A.I. and machine learning have created algorithms capable of outperforming doctors, lawyers and bankers at certain parts of their jobs.
November 17, 2020 – Steve Lohr – The NY Times
“Robots and A.I. are not about to deliver a jobless future.”
“Jobs will return eventually — but they won’t be the same ones we lost.”
July 17, 2020 – Brian Heater – TechCrunch
“These days, however, the prospect of increased automation seems all the more pressing, as COVID-19 has left many reconsidering the human element of the supply chain.”
July 13, 2020 -Steve Lohr – The New York Times
“Economists, business leaders and labor experts have warned for years that a coming wave of automation and digital technology would upend the work force, destroying some jobs while altering how and where work is done for nearly everyone.”
July 9, 2020 – Taylor Nicole Rogers – Business Insider
“The coalition says that giving people a guaranteed income could lift people out of poverty and cushion the economic and career blows of the coronavirus crisis.”
July 9, 2020 – Jacob Bunge & Jesse Newman – The Wall Street Journal
“The pandemic is speeding meatpackers’ shift from human meat cutters to automated ones, but machines can’t yet match people’s ability.”