Feb 4 2019 – Eduardo Porter – The New York Times
A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance.
Feb 1 2019 – Brian Merchant – Gizmodo
If the robots are indeed taking our jobs, shouldn’t we all probably be working less? On Thursday, a proposal backed by eminent British progressives is making the call to transition to a four-day workweek by 2025.
Jan 27 2019 – Jennifer Smith – The Wall Street Journal
As retail supply chains get more complicated, stores are looking at mobile data collection to track inventory levels.
Jan 25 2019 – Kevin Roose – The New York Times
This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business leaders’ public positions on automation’s impact on workers did not match the views they shared privately.
Jan 24 2019 – Tom Simonite – Wired
There’s no doubt technology is shaking up the American workplace. But as machines and software get ever smarter, how many more workers will they displace, and which ones?
Jan 23 2019 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
A new report shows small US cities and rural communities—as well as young people—are most likely to bear the brunt of automation.
Jan 8 2019 – Yuval Atsmon – LinkedIn
It’s abundantly clear that policy makers are lagging behind the speed of technology development, and often don’t understand the uneven consequences their policies can inflict.
Nov 2 2018 – Jeanna Smialek – Bloomberg
Ten years after the Great Recession, 25- to 34-year-old men are lagging in the workforce more than any other age and gender demographic.
Oct 23 2018 – Alex Hern – The Guardian
A “tech tax” is necessary if the world is to avoid a dystopian future in which AI leads to a concentration of global wealth in the hands of a few thousand people, influential economist Dr Jeffrey Sachs has warned.
Oct 23 2018 – Kristen Houser – Futurism
A newly released study by fintech company Smart Asset found that those regions are the ones most likely to experience serious job losses due to automation.