First UBI…now this?

May. 15, 2018 by

Many are claiming self-driving cars are the future. But if two-thirds have a vote on the matter, self-driving cars are not going to be reality. The majority has been wrong before. Last week I wrote about how split Americans are

Americans split on UBI

Apr. 3, 2018 by

A recent mail survey is drawing unsurprising conclusions about American’s willingness to fund a Universal Basic Income program for those who lose their jobs due to job-displacing Artificial Intelligence (AI). Note the distinction: According to the survey report, researchers did not ask

“Capitalism is in real trouble”

Aug. 8, 2017 by

Nearly all the respondents saw a future where there are so few jobs, competing enterprises and viable capitalist markets, consumerism dwindles as no one can buy anything. Productivity costs due to automation drop precipitously and, with automation destroying wage-earning opportunities, capitalism collapses into some future systemic state.

A saner look at “robotification”

Apr. 18, 2017 by

Robotification is not the panic-inducing fear it might seem according to the number one private think tank.