Aug 31 2017 – Maya Kosoff – Vanity Fair
The Oxford professor who famously predicted that automation would threaten 47 percent of the U.S. labor force says retail jobs are next.
Aug 27 2017 – Lizzie Plaugic – The Verge
How artificial intelligence is simplifying the music production process for solo artists.
Aug 27 2017 – Daniel Malloy – OZY.com
The results from a poll OZY.com ran regarding the steps Americans are taking to make sure they don’t lose their jobs to robots.
Aug 25 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
Australian beach-goers will now be a lot safer next month, thanks to these drones.
Aug 25 2017 – Larry Hardesty – MIT News Office
MIT researchers have developed a system that enables small, safe, aerial drones to read RFID tags in large warehouses at a distance of several meters, while identifying the tags’ locations with an average error of about 19 centimeters. This new system could save retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records.
Aug 24 2017 – The Economist
Robot tailors are on their way.
Aug 24 2017 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
When robots steal our jobs, should they be made to pay taxes? That’s something residents of San Francisco are being asked to think about.
Aug 16 2017 – Brad Jones – Futurism
Sir Richard Branson has published a blog post announcing his support for research into UBI, which he believes could promote dignity, self-esteem, and entrepreneurship. He joins Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and several other wealthy, technologically savvy individuals in supporting UBI trials.
Aug 14 2017 – Michael Reilly – MIT Technology Review
When the minimum wage goes up, the robots come for people’s jobs.
Aug 13 2017 – Tim O’Reilly – LinkedIn
We hear again and again that AI and robots are going to take away human jobs. Tim O’Rielly’s broken kettle says otherwise.