Humans today, robots tomorrow

Humans today, robots tomorrow

Photo by William Harvey On Sept. 19 the College of Architecture hosted Nick Srnicek, author of Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work. Srnicek spoke about the future of automation and its economic impact upon modern capitalistic systems as a part of the Department of Architecture fall lecture series.

Over the next 20 years, general purpose automation will likely be integrated into every field of industry. Srnicek said a world like this would inhibit high unemployment rates.

“Various establishments have said 47 percent of present U.S. jobs could be automated over the next two decades…A similar study for the […]

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