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Tag : robots and jobs

by   -   August 28, 2014

“The future ain’t what it used to be” – MIT professor of economics David Autor believes the media vastly oversells the degree to which technology will displace highly skilled workers.

by   -   August 18, 2014

Instead of worrying that robots will take our jobs, we might, given the world's ageing population, look to them as a means of maintaining current levels of productivity.

by   -   August 14, 2014

Are robots coming for your job, or are they going to make your job easier? We’ve been following this issue since we ran our Robots and Jobs focus series, and there is no doubt that it’s a topic that’s here to stay. Check out these recent videos that are contributing to the robots and jobs discussion.

by   -   July 14, 2014

With housing and automotive markets slowing, and nominal growth in developed nations stagnating at 1-2%, will robotics help spur global economic growth, or will it hinder? How should governments prepare?

by   -   July 2, 2014

It’s better to be prepared than caught out. My advice to young people: now is a good time to join the robot sector.

by   -   June 26, 2014

A recent newsletter from Harvest Automation, the start-up company that produces robots that move potted plants at nurseries and greenhouses, cites two very revealing trends regarding migrant workers.