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If Schools Don't Change, Robots Will Bring On a 'Permanent Underclass': Report

If Schools Don't Change, Robots Will Bring On a 'Permanent Underclass': Report | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Soon, technical skills won't be enough.
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Coming to an office near you

Coming to an office near you | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
INNOVATION, the elixir of progress, has always cost people their jobs. In the Industrial Revolution artisan weavers were swept aside by the mechanical loom. Over the...
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Artificial intelligence: Our final invention?

Artificial intelligence: Our final invention? | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence might eventually doom us all.
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Modest Debut of Atlas May Foreshadow Age of ‘Robo Sapiens’

Modest Debut of Atlas May Foreshadow Age of ‘Robo Sapiens’ | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
The robot is seen as a new tool that can come to the aid of humanity in natural and man-made disasters.
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NUMMI | This American Life

NUMMI | This American Life | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
A car plant in Fremont California that might have saved the U.S. car industry. In 1984, General Motors and Toyota opened NUMMI as a joint venture.
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What If Middle-Class Jobs Disappear? — The American Magazine

What If Middle-Class Jobs Disappear? — The American Magazine | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Structural change is an important factor in the current rate of high unemployment. The economy is in a state of transition, in which the middle-class jobs that emerged after World War II have begun to decline.
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Knight Market-Making Unit Says It Had ‘Technical Issue’

Knight Market-Making Unit Says It Had ‘Technical Issue’ | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Computers sent more than 100 stocks into trading spasms just after U.S. markets opened, whipsawing investors and pushing shares of Knight Capital Group Inc. down by the most ever on speculation it was to blame.
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Andy Kessler: Is Your Job an Endangered Species?

Andy Kessler: Is Your Job an Endangered Species? | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Andy Kessler writes that technology is eating jobs—and not just obvious ones like toll takers and phone operators. Lawyers and doctors are at risk as well.
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Amazon.com: Chuck Crane's review of The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All ...

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Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
The rote tasks of any information-intensive job can be automated. It doesn’t matter if you are a doctor, lawyer, architect, reporter, or even programmer: The robot takeover will be epic.
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Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software

Armies of Expensive Lawyers, Replaced by Cheaper Software | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
New “e-discovery” software can analyze millions of documents in a fraction of the time, and at a fraction of the cost consumed by human lawyers, even deducing patterns of behavior.
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Robots are stealing your job: How technology threatens to wipe out the middle class

Robots are stealing your job: How technology threatens to wipe out the middle class | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Machines are replacing workers at an alarming pace. Here's how to avoid a middle-class robot apocalypse
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Half Of All Jobs Will Be Automated By 2034

Half Of All Jobs Will Be Automated By 2034 | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Almost half of all jobs could be automated by computers within two decades and "no government is prepared" for the tsunami of social change that will follow, according to the Economist. The magazine's 2014 analysis of the impact of technology paints a pretty bleak picture of the future.
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U.S. Textile Plants Return, With Floors Largely Empty of People

U.S. Textile Plants Return, With Floors Largely Empty of People | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Textile factories are bustling again in the United States, but the savior was automation, meaning few of the jobs lost since the ’90s came back with the plants.
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Nike to tackle rising Asian labour costs - FT.com

Nike is to tackle rising labour costs at its Asian factories by “engineering the labour out” of its shoe and clothing production as it seeks to defend its profits.

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Robots replacing labor. The trend is picking up steam, even in sectors that traditionally have required a laborer's fine motor skill advantage over the machine.   

 

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Robots will steal your job, but that’s OK: how to survive the economic collapse and be happy

Robots will steal your job, but that’s OK: how to survive the economic collapse and be happy | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
You are about to become obsolete. You think that you are special, unique, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong.
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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Great Stagnation or Big Shift? The Answer Matters | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
A new book by my old friend Tyler Cowen, The Great Stagnation, has taken the media by storm, leading Business Week to proclaim Tyler as “America’s hottest economist”, even though his book was initially published only as an e-book.
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THE DECLINE OF SCARCITY | Blog Posts on Technology, Economics, and the Future

THE DECLINE OF SCARCITY | Blog Posts on Technology, Economics, and the Future | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
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Marc Andreessen on Why Software Is Eating the World

Marc Andreessen on Why Software Is Eating the World | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Far from a bubble, we're watching a new generation of tech start-ups realize the Web's original potential, says Marc Andreessen.
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Top 10 fastest growing jobs in the U.S. | Impact Lab

Top 10 fastest growing jobs in the U.S. | Impact Lab | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
6th fastest-growing job in the U.S. is veterinary technologists & technicians In January, the economy added nearly 250,000 jobs, but that's only the
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How Computers Are Creating a Second Economy Without Workers

How Computers Are Creating a Second Economy Without Workers | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
Call it the post-employee economy: The digital revolution is creating billions of dollars of wealth in a second world without people.
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Andy Grove: How America Can Create Jobs

Andy Grove: How America Can Create Jobs | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
The former Intel chief says "job-centric" leadership and incentives are needed to expand U.S. domestic employment again
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I Made the Robot Do It

I Made the Robot Do It | Tech Replaces Pay-Check: a growing imbalance | Scoop.it
A coming revolution in innovation and robotics may eliminate bad jobs and create good ones.
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