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Watch: Will AI Result in Mass Unemployment or a New Middle Class?

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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What the Industrial Revolution Really Tells Us About the Future of Automation and Work

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments



The results will be startling, disruptive and potentially long-lasting.

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Watch: Should We Worry About AI?

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments





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New Report Claims UBI Would Grow the U.S. Economy by $2.5 Trillion

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments



Researchers from a U.S. think-tank have released a report detailing how a universal basic income could impact the overall economy. Based on their research, a UBI of $1,000 per citizen per month could help the economy grow by the trillions in just eight years.

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NASA Admin: “By the Time You’re a Junior, What You Learned as a Freshman is Obsolete”

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments



According to NASA’s acting administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., learning how to work as part of a team is one way college students can ensure that their education doesn’t go to waste in an automated future.

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The Age of Automation Is Coming, Just More Slowly Than Expected

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments



Despite fewer remaining technological barriers, social issues are slowing down the introduction of automation in the workplace. A lot of CEOs don’t trust automation, but some are coming around.

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Sir Richard Branson Thinks the World Needs to Consider Universal Basic Income

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments



Sir Richard Branson has published a blog post announcing his support for research into UBI, which he believes could promote dignity, self-esteem, and entrepreneurship. He joins Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and several other wealthy, technologically savvy individuals in supporting UBI trials.

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Study Shows That Minimum Wage Hikes Put More Jobs at Risk of Automation

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Watch: Can Writers and Artists be Replaced By Robots?

| July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments



We could live in a future where even creativity will be automated.

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Finland’s Universal Basic Income Program Is Already Reducing Stress for Recipients

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments





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GE CEO Says Automation Within the Next 5 Years is Not Realistic

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments



The outgoing CEO of General Electric spoke at a tech conference in Paris where he called the idea of widespread automation in the next five years “bulls***.” He believes that a lack of tech executives experience in a factory leaves them unqualified.

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Hawaii Becomes the First State to Pass a Bill in Support of Universal Basic Income

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments



This month has shown that Hawaii may be the U.S.’s most forward-thinking state. Earlier in June, it became the first state to formally accept the provisions of the Paris Climate Accord, and now, the state congress has passed a bill that puts Hawaii on the path to universal basic income.

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SoftWear Automation raises $4.5 million to build robots that sew

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 Remember the good old days when cartoon robot toys were all the rage? Maybe you were a Transformers kid or maybe you were into Microbots. And, if you were very lucky, you got to experience to joy of the mini transforming Sewbots. If you were lucky you got the Sewbots Command Center and if you were really, really lucky you can now get the SoftWear Automation Sewbot, a fully functional sewing… Read More


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Elon Musk Says Deep AI, Not Automation, Poses the Real Risk for Humanity

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments



Elon Musk takes to Twitter, saying deep AI, not automation, is what humanity should be worried about. Musk is part of a group of tech leaders working to create protective technological measures to prepare for the advancement of deep AI.

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Google’s AI Eye Doctor Gets Ready to Go to Work in India

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments




Algorithms that scrutinize retinal images for signs of disease could save people from blindness. The post Google’s AI Eye Doctor Gets Ready to Go to Work in India appeared first on WIRED.

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