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Robots won’t take as many human jobs as you may think

January 24th, 2018 at 8:45 am » Comments Off

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.

Pizza Hut says driverless delivery could create more jobs than it destroys

January 20th, 2018 at 10:42 am » Comments Off

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.

Will robots take our children’s jobs?

December 13th, 2017 at 11:49 am » Comments Off

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.

20 jobs you never thought you could do at home

November 30th, 2017 at 10:13 am » Comments Off

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.

Why we are still convinced robots will take our jobs despite the evidence

November 28th, 2017 at 4:36 pm » Comments Off

Computer-based technologies in the workplace are suggested to be causing a reduction in the total amount of work available.

5 professions that could see significant growth with the rise of AI

November 27th, 2017 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

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. […]

Here’s how your company needs to prepare for A.I.

November 9th, 2017 at 2:46 am » Comments Off

Focus less on where value is shifting from and more on where value is shifting to.

Is Technology about to decimate white-collar work?

November 7th, 2017 at 11:11 am » Comments Off

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.

Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.

November 1st, 2017 at 1:15 pm » Comments Off

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.

Education isn’t the key to a good income

September 29th, 2017 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.

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