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.
May 29 2017 – Daniel Starkey – Geek.com
Automation may force basic income and lead to a “post-scarcity economy”.
May 24 2017 – L. Mishel & J. Bivens – Economic Policy Institute
There is no evidence that automation leads to joblessness or inequality.
May 2017 – M. Rosenbaum & I. Roman – Futurism
A video showing Yotel’s innovative use of automation to replace hotel staff.