Robots and the Post-Job Economy

Follow this link to an important story in Mother Jones titled, “You Will Lose Your Job to a Robot - and Sooner Than You Think.” It’s already begun, but in 20-30 years it will be closer to a total takeover.

When we talk about a post-job world, this is where the rubber will hit the road.

The article describes the process by which this happens along with a few scenarios about how societies can deal with it, while also pointing out tat governments and politicians are not addressing it much at all.

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I’m still working through this book, Inventing the Future, so can’t offer a critical review, but I think it’s a good starting point if folks want to read more about various theses about post-capitalist futures in the face of full automation.