June 20 2018 – Brian Bergstein – Technology Review
A Canadian province is giving people money with no strings attached—revealing both the appeal and the limitations of the idea.
June 12 2018 – Will Martin – Business Insider
Citi’s president, Jamie Forese, described roles in operations and technology as the “most fertile for machine processing.”
June 11 2018 – Reuters Staff – Reuters
Citigroup Inc’s investment banking business could shed as much as half of its 20,000 technology and operations staff in the next five years due to automation
June 2 2018 – Mike Allen – Axios
We’re entering a new, robot-fueled tech boom that is already disrupting the world’s balance of power, and is changing how we fight wars, stay alive, drive, work, shop and do chores.
May 31 2018 – Erin Winick – Technology Review
We talk about the future of work at small firms with MIT professor Liz Reynolds
May 30 2018 – Peter S. Goodman – The New York Times
Long plagued by poverty and desperation, Stockton, Calif., is testing universal basic income as a means of improving the lives of its residents.
May 29 2018 – Paris Martineau – The Outline
A new study shows they’re better at it than humans.
May 29 2018 – Leslie Nemo – Futurism
Members of the city’s Culinary Workers Union voted last week to go on strike after June 1st, when their union contracts are set to expire at 34 different casino resorts. A big sticking point in the renegotiations? Contracts that protect them from being replaced by automation.
May 24 2018 – Erin Winick – Technology Review
Members of the Culinary Union, who work in many of the city’s biggest casinos, have voted to approve a strike unless a deal is reached soon.
May 23 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios
There is barely a peep from Washington in response to a widely forecast social and economic tsunami resulting from automation, including the potential for decades of flat wages and joblessness