Automation will upend life as we know it. But that doesn’t mean all of our jobs will be completely eliminated. If anything, technology has not liberated people from the drudgery of work. It has created new constraints.
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Pizza Hut and Toyota are partnering on an autonomous delivery vehicle called e-Palette that could make the delivery process driverless. Despite the implications for current drivers, Pizza Hut said driverless delivery could create more jobs than it displaces.
Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children’s books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs.
Working from home can be a great, albeit necessary, career path for many people in the workforce. And while there are dozens of announcements about the increasing number of remote options available, one expert revealed even more you probably haven’t considered.
Computer-based technologies in the workplace are suggested to be causing a reduction in the total amount of work available.
The words “artificial intelligence” often conjure up a sense of fear and apprehension. Fear for the unknown possibilities of AI, fear for the AI-fueled dystopian images brought about by movies like The Terminator, and most practically, fear for the possibility that AI will someday take our jobs. This fear is neither new nor totally unfounded. […]
Focus less on where value is shifting from and more on where value is shifting to.
Kai-Fu Lee, the former head of Google research in China and a top tech investor, sees a huge opportunity to automate routine office work.
As technology overtakes every industry, the business forecast for jobs like typists, watch repairers, and postal workers over the next decade is bleak, according to a Bloomberg report citing Labor Department data.
A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.