Robots Don’t Create New Jobs For Us, Rather, Idle Human Beings Go Do New Things

We’ve yet another little report on what’s going to happen when the robots come to steal all our jobs. This one at least makes the point that while there have been hiccups before, interregnums if you like, past advances in technology have not left large parts of the population without work. So, why should this time be different? Entirely true that, although of course the claim from the other side is that robots are different and so therefore so will this time be.

However, I still think that the basic story being told here is wrong. Not entirely wrong, it’s […]

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