Oct 18 2018 – David Kaufman – The New York Times
Recently, author and historian Yuval Noah Harari spoke about the benefits and dangers of A.I. and its potential to upend the ways we live, learn and work. This is that interview.
Sept 7 2018 – Susan Fowler – Vanity Fair
Gig-economy companies like Uber and Instacart are on the verge of overtaking the traditional economy. And the only people who understand the threat are the ones enabling it.
July 10 2018 – Michael Solomon – 10x Management
We need to find a new measure of unemployment that factors in those who are so disillusioned and disenfranchised by either the job market or specifically, the competition from automation and artificial intelligence that they have given up the search for full-time employment.
Apr 11 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
In January, Amazon attracted intense attention when it opened Go, its cashless convenience store in Seattle. And it’s poised to open six more of them on the U.S. West Coast.
Mar 18 2018 – Cade Metz – New York Times
Like Amazon, FedEx begins adding robots to its warehouse floors.
Feb 20 2018 – Justin Lee – Medium
A nice look at a few potential policies to combat a jobless future.
Feb 13 2018 – Jolene Creighton – Futurism
If you work in an ad agency, a robot is probably going to take your job. If you drive a taxi, or work for a ride-hailing service like Uber, a robot is definitely going to take your job — and will probably do so in the next couple of years. If robot autonomy doesn’t take your job (but just an FYI, it probably will) you are going to get paid less because of a robot.
Feb 9 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
From landfill recycler to skyscraper printer: predictions of how you will be employed in 2030.
Jan 30 2018 – Designboom
AKQA London brings jobs of the future to life with a few sketches of what new roles could look like.
Jan 25 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
There are about as many opinions as there are experts.