Tag: automation

Recent Read: “Automation and the future of the African American workforce”

McKinsey takes a sobering look at how the next wave of automation will impact the African American workforce and the outlook is grim without some […]

Bain Has Seen the Future of Labor and It’s Not Pretty

As we look around our world today, it’s easy to see many forces changing our economic and social models. We all know technology, income inequality […]

MIT: Algorithms Are Making American Inequality Worse

Don’t miss MIT Tech Review’s interview with political scientist Virginia Eubanks about her new book, Automating Inequality. Some highlights:   In Automating Inequality, author Virginia […]

HBR: “Why Trump Doesn’t Tweet About Automation”

In case you missed it, Babson professor Thomas Davenport (author of Only Humans Need Apply, which I reviewed here), has a good piece on Trump […]

Is Automation Making Us Dumber? The Answer is No

There is an interesting genre emerging today, as otherwise smart writers start to warn us that either (a) robots are going to take over the […]