Feb 28 2019 – Chloe Taylor – CNBC
Robots took on a record number of jobs in North American firms last year, the Robotic Industries Association. Shipments of robotic units to U.S. firms alone increased by 15 percent from 2017.
Feb 26 2019 – Jill Lepore – The New Yorker
Probably, but don’t count yourself out.
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.
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.
Dec 3 2018 – Pavel Alpeyev – Bloomberg
The world’s largest retailer is rolling out 360 autonomous floor-scrubbing robots in some of its stores in the U.S. by the end of the January, it said in a joint statement with Brain Corp., which makes the machines.
2018 – World Economic Forum
As technological breakthroughs rapidly shift the frontier between the work tasks performed by humans and those performed by machines and algorithms, global labour markets are likely to undergo major transformations.