AI job loss 40 percent by 2030

Apr. 10, 2018 by

So there’s no stopping the train. Which means, to me that the future is going to press the human issue: How do we keep people gainfully productive and engaged in the social fabric of human societies?

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.