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The Rise of the Robots – Martin Ford, Oneworld Publications, 2015

2022-03-08 14:33

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Reading Room, Martin Ford, The Rise of the Robots,

The Rise of the Robots – Martin Ford, Oneworld Publications, 2015

This is a really insightful delve into not only the technologies that are coming to eat up the workplace but also a forward snapshot as to how the social and ec

This is a really insightful delve into not only the technologies that are coming to eat up the workplace but also a forward snapshot as to how the social and economic consequences may unfold.  

Ford’s book gives a much better understanding of the various technologies, the names of which are often interchangeable within the realms of popular press.  

He goes as far to look at universal basic income and the pros and cons of the various iterations and options available. A very sobering, but nonetheless necessary, read. ​

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