Jan 12 2017 – Steve Lohr – New York Times
Hindrances to automation include technical possibility, economics, labor markets, regulations and social attitudes.
Dec 21 2016 – Claire Cain Miller – New York Times.
Our focus should shift to automation as the main reason some people are losing their jobs.
Dec 2016 – The Obama White House
AI-driven automation will continue to create wealth and expand the American economy, changing the skills workers need to succeed.
Dec 5 2016 – Jamie Condliffe – MIT Technology Review
At the Amazon Go store in Seattle, you can simply scan your phone, pick your food off the shelf, and go.
Nov 18 2016 – Mark Muro – MIT Technology Review
President-elect Trump’s promise to bring back production jobs ignores the realities of advanced manufacturing.
Oct 26 2016 – Emily Mullin – MIT Technology Review
The Department of Defense is backing an effort to use machine learning to find clues about tumor biology.
Oct 18 2016 – Nanette Byrnes – MIT Technology Review
Even though the number of people working in textile manufacturing has gone down due to automation in Greenville, SC, the city is still booming.
Oct 14 2016 – Tom Simonite – MIT Technology Review
Alphabet and Johnson & Johnson say dexterous robots equipped with artificial intelligence will make surgeons more productive.
Sept 22 2016 – Steven Greenhouse – LA Times
Driverless cars would replace almost 3% of the workforce, so retraining this sector may be necessary.
Sept 4 2016 – The Drucker Institute
In this edition of MONDAY*, the Drucker Institute’s digital magazine, Phalana Tiller talks with Andrew McAfee, Co-Director and Principal Research Scientist of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, about ways that leaders can best prepare for new technologies that promise to raise service productivity.