Apr 11 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
Wages end up suppressed because automation happens in steps, steadily eroding the value of a job as it assumes control of the tasks required to do it.
Apr 4 2018 – Steve Levine – Axios
The last few months have seen a rash of studies on a coming automation apocalypse, and analysts are moving to a few targeted worries about the jobs future.
Mar 13 2018 – Jason Pontin – Wired Magazine
Six ways the government could tackle economic inequality and job creation in the techno-turvy future.
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.