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"With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage."
"With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage."
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"Throw in the short-term dangers of recession as well as the extra impetus given by the pandemic to the already rapid increase in automation, and it is hard to believe that the labor shortage will be with us for very long."
"Throw in the short-term dangers of recession as well as the extra impetus given by the pandemic to the already rapid increase in automation, and it is hard to believe that the labor shortage will be with us for very long."
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"The trends affecting our towns and cities start globally with technology. We can make a lot more with fewer people, and we're all buying a lot more online. That means new opportunities as well, but these are considered lower status jobs."
"The trends affecting our towns and cities start globally with technology. We can make a lot more with fewer people, and we're all buying a lot more online. That means new opportunities as well, but these are considered lower status jobs."
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>"Among the areas of life affected by the pandemic, work is perhaps the sphere that has been most radically reshaped."
>"Among the areas of life affected by the pandemic, work is perhaps the sphere that has been most radically reshaped."
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"Keynes predicted that we would work 15 hour weeks as automation increased. Instead, the 20th century saw the largest employment growth in human history. Want to know why Keynes was wrong and why we should embrace automation today? This _...Read More_
"Keynes predicted that we would work 15 hour weeks as automation increased. Instead, the 20th century saw the largest employment growth in human history. Want to know why Keynes was wrong and why we should embrace automation today? This _...Read More_
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"The US is now selling as much stuff as in 2019 with 6 million fewer workers. From here, companies can choose to do more with less, or more with more."
"The US is now selling as much stuff as in 2019 with 6 million fewer workers. From here, companies can choose to do more with less, or more with more."
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"There were 37,000 AI job postings in the first quarter of this year."
"There were 37,000 AI job postings in the first quarter of this year."
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>"The last year widened the chasm between rich and poor."
>"The last year widened the chasm between rich and poor."
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Automation isn't destroying warehouse work, but it is shaping it in challenging ways."
Automation isn't destroying warehouse work, but it is shaping it in challenging ways."
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"At a time when businesses are awash in technologies capable of replacing human labor, the US tax code is encouraging them to embrace excessive levels of automation – even to the point where it is no longer efficient to do so. Rarely before _...Read More_
"At a time when businesses are awash in technologies capable of replacing human labor, the US tax code is encouraging them to embrace excessive levels of automation – even to the point where it is no longer efficient to do so. Rarely before _...Read More_
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"Principles for ensuring wellbeing and equitable opportunity for all in a technologically–driven future. The viability of this system will require substantial public policy engagement to revise our social infrastructure, including a social _...Read More_
"Principles for ensuring wellbeing and equitable opportunity for all in a technologically–driven future. The viability of this system will require substantial public policy engagement to revise our social infrastructure, including a social _...Read More_
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No, it's not automation. [ In an effort to revive increasingly stagnant economies, governments have spent almost half a century imposing punishing austerity on their populations, underfunding schools, hospitals, public transportation _...Read More_
No, it's not automation. [ In an effort to revive increasingly stagnant economies, governments have spent almost half a century imposing punishing austerity on their populations, underfunding schools, hospitals, public transportation _...Read More_
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"America risks getting left behind as rivals back automation." "It is good but many unemployed people will doesn't get jobs by this decision."
"America risks getting left behind as rivals back automation." "It is good but many unemployed people will doesn't get jobs by this decision."
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Technology didn’t depress wages—until it did. The hidden story in one macroeconomic indicator could explain why."
Technology didn’t depress wages—until it did. The hidden story in one macroeconomic indicator could explain why."
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>"Sometimes in politics, caution is preferable. But when confronted with a challenge on the scale of the coronavirus – an _...Read More_
>"Sometimes in politics, caution is preferable. But when confronted with a challenge on the scale of the coronavirus – an _...Read More_