Tag: automation

  • The Economic Singularity by Calum Chace

    The Economic Singularity by Calum Chace book cover from Goodreads

    Much of The Economic Singularity by Calum Chace is devoted to supporting the argument that machines will take over many and eventually most jobs from humans.

  • Race Against the Machine by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

    Race Against the Machine is only 5 chapters long, but it provides perhaps the most cogent explanation yet for how technology can lead to both incredible productivity gains and an increasing divide between classes.

  • The Jobs Problem: Discuss

    Last time I offered a few suggestions about what you and I can do about the jobs problem, being that this is a problem of demographics and technology, and you and I are technology enthusiasts. Local, national, and global discussions that FINALLY places demographics and technology in their rightful, primary positions. Here is what I […]

  • The Jobs Problem

    Last week’s jobs report from the United States Department of Labor was HORRIFIC, but this is not a problem of politics or ideology problem; it is a problem of demographics and technology: Outsourcing and globalization have spread wealth globally, from hundreds of millions of people to billions. Significant numbers of baby boomers are retiring some 5-10 […]