…And The Epicenter Of Troubled America

 

Mar 14 2018 – Steve LeVine – Axios

Harvard economist Ed Glaeser says something dark is going on within a chunk of U.S. geography stretching north from Louisiana to Michigan. The “Eastern Heartland,” as he calls it, is an “epicenter of troubled America, an epicenter of hopelessness.”

Jobs Are Going Extinct. But That Doesn’t Mean We Have To.

 

Feb 13 2018 – Jolene Creighton – Futurism

If you work in an ad agency, a robot is probably going to take your job. If you drive a taxi, or work for a ride-hailing service like Uber, a robot is definitely going to take your job — and will probably do so in the next couple of years. If robot autonomy doesn’t take your job (but just an FYI, it probably will) you are going to get paid less because of a robot.