Grave new world: Robots do the work, humans get the money

Grave new world: Robots do the work, humans get the money

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. File photo. Image by: STRINGER / REUTERS The billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX says rapid changes to the workforce from automation are likely to force us to introduce a "universal basic income" in which people will have to be supported by a stipend instead of working for a living.

Musk has been vocal in his warnings about the potential downside of the rise of the robots. He has invested millions in OpenAI, a project to ensure that artificial intelligence benefits mankind, rather than destroys it, and last week he said it was only a matter […]

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