The two main political parties in this country are about to face a challenge that will create a complete realignment as politicians are forced to choose between robots and people. The real question, a
The man versus machine dichotomy has been a staple of pop culture for decades. From 2001: A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner to Terminator to The Matrix and beyond, film makers have envisioned what the w
A recent Pew report found that a majority of Americans believe that most human jobs could be automated by 2065. It’s no wonder, then, that talk about technological unemployment is becoming increasin
It’s a place, a mindset, a nickname, a metonym, an innovation hub, a TV show and a standard against which all cradles of technology are measured. Silicon Valley prides itself on having a meta-status
Will robots and software eat all the jobs? No. Will robots and software eat <i>your</i> job? Yes, probably. Eventually. Rejoice! ...for your grandchildren. You and your kids are likely to have a prett
The Great Bifurcation is underway. The American economy is polarizing between the minority rich and the majority poor; technology is a major cause of this; and the rest of the world will soon follow,
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Do you have a job? Do you like having a job? Then I have some bad news for you. <i>The Guardian</i> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/may/19/driverless-cars-pilotless-