Elon Musk says robots will push us to a universal basic income

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Elon Musk says robots will push us to a universal basic income—here’s how it would work

Burger flippers, truck drivers, and cashiers are going to be out of work in the coming decades, thanks to the accelerating pace of robotics and automation technology, some experts warn.And as large swaths of the population lose their jobs, the only viable solution might be for the government to institute a universal basic income, which would mean paying every resident a fixed amount of money to cover their needs.There’s a lot that’s still unclear about universal basic income, but here is […]

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