Jan 4 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review4
British government policies to boost income for poorly paying jobs could actually incentivize firms to automate instead.
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.
Dec 27 2017 – Peter S. Goodman – New York Times
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation,
Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
Nov 29 2017 – Steve LeVine – Axios
We know that automation is wiping out whole occupations, but are leading experts correct that the unemployed will eventually shift into new professions created by the vibrant economy? And if so, what are some of these new jobs?
Nov 17 2017 – Jeffrey J. Selingo – Washington Post
For centuries, the answer to advancing technology was education, but it’s not clear that simply adding education, particularly early in one’s life, will be enough to keep up in this new era.
Nov 28 2017 – Lauren Weber – Wall Street Journal
This is essentially the thesis of what The Day After Labor is after. It’s abundantly clear that if governments don’t create policy to deal with the changes in employment, catastrophe will ensue.
Oct 17 2017 – Klint Finley – Wired Magazine
The Trump Administration might not be worried about robots taking jobs, but the American public sure is.
Nov 1 2017 – Steve Lohr – New York Times
Some of the STEM fields are rich in job opportunity and some are not.
Oct 17 2017 – Yuval Noah Harari – Nature
As artificial intelligence puts many out of work, we must forge new economic, social, and educational systems.
June 16 2015 – David Rotman – MIT Technology Review
We’re in the midst of a jobs crisis, and rapid advances in AI and other technologies may be one culprit. How can we get better at sharing the wealth that technology creates?