The trouble with this argument is that it poses a question – Will automation affect employment in the future ? & attempts to answer it purely by looking at historical data – but that is entirely missing the point.
The central question to answer (& in all my time spent with Futurology – I’ve never even once heard anyone come up with an answer) is – in a future where AI & Robots can do most jobs, how can humans compete with then in an economy that has free market capitalism as its guiding economic principle.
In the past displaced workers […]
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