March 6, 2021 – Kevin Roose – The NY Times
Recent advances in A.I. and machine learning have created algorithms capable of outperforming doctors, lawyers and bankers at certain parts of their jobs.
“Jobs will return eventually — but they won’t be the same ones we lost.”
July 17, 2020 – Brian Heater – TechCrunch
“These days, however, the prospect of increased automation seems all the more pressing, as COVID-19 has left many reconsidering the human element of the supply chain.”
June 17, 2020 – Erika Hayasaki – MIT Technology Review
“What seemed a little strange to shoppers when Tally arrived a year ago is now, mid–pandemic, not even close to being the most unusual thing happening inside the store.”
May 2, 2020 – Axios
“When you’re ready to fly again, pack your patience with your face mask: everything will take longer.”
September 16, 2019 – Paul Sawers – VentureBeat
“Once supermarkets are fitted with an array of cameras, sensors, and computer vision smarts, customers can simply pick items from shelves, put them into their cart, walk out, and have the payment automatically deducted from their account.”
September 9, 2019 – Sigal Samuel – Vox
“Designed to look like Kannon, the Buddhist deity of mercy, the $1 million machine is an attempt to reignite people’s passion for their faith in a country where religious affiliation is on the decline.”
December 7, 2018 – Erin Winick – MIT Technology Review
“Andrew Yang announced he is vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination back in February. His mission? Preparing America for automation.”
Oct 23 2018 – Kristen Houser – Futurism
A newly released study by fintech company Smart Asset found that those regions are the ones most likely to experience serious job losses due to automation.
Aug 13 2018 – Avalon Advisors, LLC
Maybe these older robots will end up in a “wax robot” museum and harken back to a time before automation came for services employment.