Feb 21 2018 – Kai-Fu Lee – MIT Technology Review
No matter what anyone tells you, we’re not read for the massive societal upheavals on the way.
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.
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 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 5 2018 – Will Knight – MIT Technology Review
Robots may take over, but they’ll look cool doing it.
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.
Dec 27 2017 – Peter S. Goodman – New York Times
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation,
Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
Nov 29 2017 – Steve LeVine – Axios
We know that automation is wiping out whole occupations, but are leading experts correct that the unemployed will eventually shift into new professions created by the vibrant economy? And if so, what are some of these new jobs?
Nov 17 2017 – Jeffrey J. Selingo – Washington Post
For centuries, the answer to advancing technology was education, but it’s not clear that simply adding education, particularly early in one’s life, will be enough to keep up in this new era.