Jun 17 2017 – Claire Cain Miller – New York Times
Automated retail stores may be a thing of the future and Amazon Go shows us the way.
June 16 2017 – Yiting Sun – MIT Technology Review
Wheelys tests a 24-hour store run entirely by technology.
June 15 2017 – Dom Galeon – Futurism
This month has shown that Hawaii may be the U.S.’s most forward-thinking state. Earlier in June, it became the first state to formally accept the provisions of the Paris Climate Accord, and now, the state congress has passed a bill that puts Hawaii on the path to universal basic income.
Jun 15 2017 – Dom Galeon – Business Insider
Hawaii is taking the lead in embracing a new and innovative idea: Universal Basic Income.
Jul 10 2017 – Philip Bump – Washington Post
Job loss in retail is much higher than job loss in the coal mining industry, but Trump still highlighted coal miners more on the campaign trail.
Jun 9 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
Fully robotic ships could have more advantages to shipping than their crewed counterparts.
Jun 8 2017 – Mark Bergen – Bloomberg Businessweek
Big companies like Google are experimenting with AI diagnostics and other systems to attract medical clients.
Jun 6 2017 – A. Glaser & R. Molla – Recode
Compared to other industries, construction hasn’t seen much growth, making it perfect for a robotic takeover.
May 31 2017 – Emerging Technology from the arXiv – MIT Technology Review
By 2024, AI will outperform humans at translating languages but it won’t be capable of performing surgery until 2053.
May 30 2017 – Dan Frommer – Recode
Marc Andreessen says, just like the past, new technologies breed new jobs and more productivity.