Feb 6 2018 – Cheng Ting-Fang – Nikki Asian Review
Automation is taking out 10,000 jobs in a China manufacturing company.
Jan 26 2018 – A. Tangel & Patrick McGroarty – Wall Street Journal
New tax rules are hastening automation and modernizing in U.S. factories by giving manufacturers an incentive to buy machinery and boost productivity in a tight labor market.
Jan 3 2018 – Kyree Leary – Futurism
China has begun replacing the workers in its ammunition factories with robots. The move will reduce the number of accidents suffered by human workers, and has already increased the production of ammunition in the country.
March 14 2017 – Wired
MIT Economist Andrew McAfee discusses the role of automation in the global economy in this video.
Nov 18 2016 – Mark Muro – MIT Technology Review
President-elect Trump’s promise to bring back production jobs ignores the realities of advanced manufacturing.