Jan 11 2018 – Robert C. Wolcott – Harvard Business Review
The promise of AI and automation raises new questions about the role of work in our lives. Most of us will remain focused for decades to come on activities of physical or financial production, but as technology provides services and goods at ever-lower cost, human beings will be compelled to discover new roles — roles that aren’t necessarily tied to how we conceive of work today.
China has begun replacing the workers in its ammunition factories with robots. The move will reduce the number of accidents suffered by human workers, and has already increased the production of ammunition in the country.