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.
Jan 25 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
There are about as many opinions as there are experts.
Jan 4 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review4
British government policies to boost income for poorly paying jobs could actually incentivize firms to automate instead.
Jan 11 2018 – Thomas B. Edsall – New York Times
This article sheds some light on which state’s contributed to President Trump’s Electoral College victory in 2016 and why.
Jan 11 2018 – Robert C. Wolcott – Harvard Business Review
The promise of AI and automation raises new questions about the role of work in our lives. Most of us will remain focused for decades to come on activities of physical or financial production, but as technology provides services and goods at ever-lower cost, human beings will be compelled to discover new roles — roles that aren’t necessarily tied to how we conceive of work today.
Dec 29 2017 – Jonathan Malesic – New Republic
Public anxiety over the automation of the workplace reached new heights in 2017, making clear that humanity isn’t ready for the coming revolution.
Nov 28 2017 – Lauren Weber – Wall Street Journal
This is essentially the thesis of what The Day After Labor is after. It’s abundantly clear that if governments don’t create policy to deal with the changes in employment, catastrophe will ensue.
Nov 15 2017 – Steve LeVine – Axios.com
In a potential threat to future U.S. innovation, new international enrollment at U.S. colleges is down for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new report.