August 10, 2015

NO MAN DREAMS OF HARDER LABOR:

The Future of Work: A Nightmare Scenario--and Three Things That Might Prevent It (ANDREW SCHRANK, 8/10/15, Pacific Standard)

What worries me most about the future of work and workers is the possibility that the technological determinists are right, or that scientific innovation will outpace social adaptation and wreak political and economic havoc. Skilled as well as unskilled workers would be replaced by robots and computers.

The species' eternal dream is to be liberated from work.  But some cold feet as the moment approaches are understandable.  

Posted by at August 10, 2015 6:51 PM
  

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