Meet the New Boss: The World’s First Artificial-Intelligence Manager?
Last week, Hitachi announced a new initiative in which artificial intelligence technology is being used to determine workflows and employee duties in real...
Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs
The rote tasks of any information-intensive job can be automated. It doesn’t matter if you are a doctor, lawyer, architect, reporter, or even programmer: The robot takeover will be epic.
Return to capitalism 'red in tooth and claw' spells economic madness | Robert Skidelsky
Robert Skidelsky: Because capitalism fuels an insatiable demand for consumption, the world will soon run up against the natural limits of growth
How Technology Is Destroying Jobs
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
Are droids taking our jobs?
Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating -- jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work? Andrew McAfee walks through recent labor data to say: We ain't seen nothing yet. But then he steps back to look at big history, and comes up with a surprising view of what comes next.
The Economic Collapse
What are human workers going to do when super-intelligent robots and computers are better than us at doing everything? That is one of the questions that a new study by Dr. Carl Frey and Dr.
Competing with Machines | Small Biz Economist
Machines kill jobs. First farm and industrial jobs, and now highly technical jobs. We have begun the 4th industrial revolution. This is why we need Democratic Socialism. Productivity is driving down wages while increasing machine owners wealth. Bernie Sanders would solve these problems in America. #Automation #Jobs #Unemployment #Tech #Economics #Liberal #FeeltheBern #Progressive
Nearly half of young people fear jobs will be automated in 10 years – report
Polling of nine countries also shows 16- to 25-year-olds in developed countries less confident in IT skills than those in emerging economies
Will Robots Cause Mass Unemployment in China?
Manufacturing in the U.S. has become dramatically more productive and requires fewer workers -- but the manufacturing employment decline in China could be significantly worse.
Unemployment is a Technology and Automation Problem | Small Biz Economist
Technology caused unemployment and wealth inequality during the Great Depression. Leading Economists in the news are saying it is happening again.
What Would Keynes Say Today? Keynes helped explain the Great Depression of the 1930s, and similarities with the Great Recession of 2007-9 are striking. His highly respected biographer, Robert Skidelsky, called his most recent book on Keynes “Return of the Master.”