Why is it that only Andrew Yang is talking about these issues? That’s disturbing.   AI and automation will disrupt our world — but only Andrew Yang is warning about it from r/Futurology

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We are a long way from superhuman, or even just sort-of-human robots taking all our jobs. But, still, these kinds of videos should seen by everyone. Robots are evolving fast. And our economy is going to have to change.   [D] Waitress robot Amy. She is autonomous avoiding customers and navigating around a small restaurant…

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This video from MIT’s Biometric Robotics Lab is kind of adorable. You could fall in love with this cute little guys… But, don’t forget, there are going to be consequences to robotics and automation. We need to start thinking about an automated economy now. And the fact that only Andrew Yang among the presidential candidates…

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This is scary. Robots are supposed to make life easier for humans. But under capitalism’s lash, they make actually make things worse…   Robots aren’t taking warehouse employees’ jobs, they’re making their work harder from r/Futurology

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The scary thing is that Andrew Yang is right.  We need to think about automation, now, while there is still time. How will it effect our society and our lives? From Holly Peck:  

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Maybe it will happen. Maybe it won’t. But we need to think about it.   Automation to replace every job under the sun, eventually

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If, when, and how automation might displace the majority of Americans in the work force continues to be under discussion. Recently, there has been serious debate as to whether it will happen at all…or, at least, any time soon. But…well, check out this video from Boston Dynamics. Kinda think the robot invasion is coming. Maybe…

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Banking looks to be the next industry to try to automate away human beings, and thus transfer money from workers to management. Consider this piece in Gizmodo: ‘Goliath Is Winning’: The Biggest U.S. Banks Are Set to Automate Away 200,000 Jobs by Brian Merchant. For a particularly terrifying line, consider the following, “Over the next…

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Economic and technological changes were among the factors that put Trump into the White House. Machines do more and more of what used to be considered uniquely human labor. This article from The Atlantic makes that point particularly well. And we still have the problem. Even when we get Trump out of the White House,…

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