Are there limits to workplace automation? Not in the way you might expect
What will be the spark of the Great Robot Rebellion that will end the era of human rule on our planet? Here’s a theory: the robots will become disgruntled with minimum wage. That’s the job level they are poised to flood, taking over more and more tasks in the service industry. And if the robots don’t end up happy about it, well, the prospect doesn’t seem likely to please the current flesh-based workforce either.
Take that most emblematic of minimum wage positions, flipping—and wrapping—burgers. A Silicon Valley […]