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Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk
"In this possible terminal phase of human existence Democracy and Freedom are more than 'values to be treasured' - they may well be essential to survival." - Noam Chomsky.
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Yes, Robots Really Are Going To Take Your Job And End The American Dream

Yes, Robots Really Are Going To Take Your Job And End The American Dream | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Now that machines can diagnose cancer, trade stocks, and write symphonies, they're not just going to make humans more efficient as they have in the...
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A new Industrial Revolution is coming

A new Industrial Revolution is coming | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Over the past 25 years, the Internet has...
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These 2 stories really impressed me because I was able to see how I'm in the middle of a big change that is about to take place and my generation is right in the middle. It is pretty cool for this to be happening and I can't wait till the feature comes and I'm able to see the turn out.

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This Robot Is Cute, Artificially Intelligent and Employed

This Robot Is Cute, Artificially Intelligent and Employed | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Willie McTuggie and the future of work
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Next Big Future: Japan economic revitalization plan is to double manufacturing robots and increase service robots by 20 times by 2020

Next Big Future: Japan economic revitalization plan is to double manufacturing robots and increase service robots by 20 times by 2020 | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
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Google a step closer to developing machines with human-like intelligence

Google a step closer to developing machines with human-like intelligence | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
An algorithm developed by Google is designed to encode thought, which could lead to computers with ‘common sense’ within a decade, says leading AI scientist
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Will your job get outsourced to a robot? - YouTube

It's not just basic tasks anymore: Computers can now do work once deemed possible only by humans. And in some cases, the computers are doing it better. In an...
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Nick Bostrom: It would be a great tragedy if artificial superintelligence is never developed

Nick Bostrom: It would be a great tragedy if artificial superintelligence is never developed | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Bostrom tells IBTimes UK that advanced AI creation is on the path to the 'best possible future'.
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Attention White-Collar Workers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs

Attention White-Collar Workers: The Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
The machines have long been used in manufacturing, but Martin Ford, author of Rise of the Robots, says they're now poised to replace humans as teachers, lawyers and even journalists.
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We are ignoring the new machine age at our peril

We are ignoring the new machine age at our peril | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Could sudden shifts in technology soon be coming over here and taking jobs?
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In the next 100 years 'computers will overtake humans' and we need to be prepared, says Stephen Hawking

In the next 100 years 'computers will overtake humans' and we need to be prepared, says Stephen Hawking | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
"When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours."
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Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck - Basic income - Medium
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Human dystopia - YouTube

This is a clip from Wall-E. It illustrates the future dystopia we're headed to.
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The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not Be What You Expect

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not Be What You Expect | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
We talked to three futurists to find out what the hot jobs of 2025 could be, and their answers may surprise you.
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AI pioneer reckons China's where the Rise of the Machines will start

‘More willingness to challenge basic assumptions’
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Tech a future job killer?

Tech a future job killer? | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Looking to the future, Matt Barrie, Freelancer.com CEO, Cynthia Breazeal, JIBO founder; and Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research, discuss the impact technology will have in the workforce.
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Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine? | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Will your job be around in the future? We take a peek at the research.
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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: How soon will robots take over the world?

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: How soon will robots take over the world? | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
An explosion in artificial intelligence has sent us hurtling towards a post-human future, warns Martin Rees
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Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Kill Jobs, and Not Just for Drivers

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Kill Jobs, and Not Just for Drivers | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
The first road-legal autonomous truck made a splashy debut earlier this month. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is shiny and new, but it will not be good for everyone. Autonomous trucks will destroy jobs, Scott Santens points out at Medium, killing the truck stop as we know it.
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How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs

How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
For hundreds of years, people have been talking about machines taking jobs. Less often discussed: machines creating new jobs.
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People with disabilities losing jobs to technology

People with disabilities losing jobs to technology | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
FOR the last 13 years, Mr Sulaiman Packeer Mohd has been sorting and cleaning those black headphone sets you used to find neatly packed in a clear bag on Singapore Airlines planes.His job is repetitive but it keeps his fingers nimble and his mind from wandering.For his effort, Mr Sulaiman, who has intellectual disability and epilepsy, also takes home an allowance.
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What will future jobs look like?

What will future jobs look like? | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them.
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Robots threaten these 8 jobs

Robots threaten these 8 jobs | Concentration of Wealth == Existential Risk | Scoop.it
Are you a lawyer or a marketer? Robots and powerful algorithms are likely to disrupt jobs in these eight formerly-stable career fields.
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