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NPR podcasts discuss automation and the future of work

August 4, 2016
Courtesy: Softwear Automation
Courtesy: Softwear Automation

National Public Radio (NPR) has published a series of stories about robots and the future of employment in the U.S. and abroad. It begins with the story about the Luddites war on industry and a more recent podcast about the sewing robot DARPA has contracted to research for the production of U.S. military garments.

Enjoy.

Episode 621: When Luddites Attack (link)

Episode 622: Humans vs. Robots (link)

Episode 623: The Machine Comes To Town (link)

Episode 624: I, Waiter (link)

Episode 715: The Sewing Robot (link)

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