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The Future of Work

We are losing jobs to automatisation - what are we going to do about it?

Danskernes arbejde er blevet mere ensformigt

Det viser en ny EU-analyse. Ensformige arbejdsopgaver kan gøre arbejdslivet meningsløst og føre til stress og udbrændthed, lyder bekymringen hos to fagforbund.

Dear Professionals, It’s Time to Stop Pretending AI Won’t Take Our Jobs

“About 1 of every 15 workers in the country is employed in the trucking business, according to the American Trucking Association,” proclaims the homepage of “These figures indicate…

Elon Musk: "There's a Pretty Good Chance We'll End Up With Universal Basic Income"

Experts assert that, in the coming years, robots will take over hundreds of thousands of jobs that are traditionally done by humans. In a recent interview, Elon Musk stated that Universal Basic Income may be the only economic response to this increasing automation and job loss.

Expert: Universal Basic Income is an Alternative to Unemployment and Low-Paying Jobs

A Finnish businessman and economist has proposed universal basic income as a means to combat the displacement of workers by automation. With more jobs going to robots, a basic income can ensure worker survival in a more computerized economy.

The Age of Automation: Welcome to the Next Great Revolution

For better or worse, we have entered the era of the robot. Here's what that means.

[3] Taking Down Uber with Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin joins Steve Faktor on The McFuture Podcast to discuss how to save our future from mother nature and technology.

Quote of the Day

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Work in the World of Tomorrow: AI to Replace 7% of Jobs by 2025

A new report asserts that, by 2025, jobs from the customer service, trucking, and taxi industries will be taken over by cognitive technologies. Yet, we will begin to truly feel the impact of this in just 5 years.

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Will Robots Take Your Job?

Whether automation wreaks havoc on employment or not, the future of work under capitalism looks increasingly bleak. We must now look to post-work horizons.

The Future Doesn’t Work

We have seen the future—and it doesn’t work. The engine splutters, the machine has become stuck. In the years to come, it will swallow what it can and spit out the rest, trapping some of us on the ruinous treadmill of a 24/7 information economy while leaving the majority to eke out a meaningless existence on the margins. The lucky ones will work longer hours for lower pay, in shittier jobs with less security, to cover higher rents and mounting debts—while social rights and benefits are axed across the board.

Towards a Post-Work Society

The politics of time offers a response to the crisis of work, inviting us to talk about the conditions for freedom and the kind of society we want to live in.

EU proposes giving all citizens a universal basic income

MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could come as a result of robots taking over manual jobs.

Self-Driving Cars? Really? – SingularityU

This November, the SingularityU New Zealand chapter is hosting a SingularityU New Zealand Summit in Christchurch, focused on exponentially accelerating technologies and their impact on humanity. Lots…

Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots

From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs.

Future Workforce Trends – Accenture Tech Vision

The future workforce is here. Learn how labor markets are starting to go digital and are becoming on-demand in our 2017 Technology Vision report.

Øv dig i at sige Robotic Process Automation

KL har valgt at arbejde med Robotic Process Automation som emne ud fra en forventning om, at det kan understøtte kommunale effektiviseringer.

Production Soared After This Factory Replaced 90% of Its Employees With Robots

Replacing humans with robots was very good for this factory.

EU proposes giving all citizens a universal basic income

MEPs have warned European countries must “seriously” consider introducing a general basic income to prepare for wide scale unemployment that could come as a result of robots taking over manual jobs.

Technological Unemployment: The Real Reason This Elephant Chart is Terrifying

Don't be fooled. Ultimately, the elephant graph doesn’t mean that wages went up, or that workers are better off. They did not, and they are not.

Technology, jobs, and the future of work | McKinsey & Company

Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.

4 predictions for the future of work | World Economic Forum

The CEO of freelancing website Upwork on managing artificial intelligence in the workforce and creating a more equitable future.

10 AI Startups Coming for White-Collar Jobs - Nanalyze

In the future we may all be hooked up to stationary bicycles, like hamsters on a wheel, generating electricity for the Matrix, earning credits for food and lodging while watching reality TV game shows, reruns of Black Mirror and porn. Doesn’t sound half-bad really. There are no lack of stories foretelling the impending employment Armageddon thanks to artificial intelligence, robotics and automation. We’re told that up to 80 percent of the service workforce is at risk of being replaced by technology someday. Everything from trucking to burger flipping is on the chopping block: