Humanoid robots will join BMW's production line

Humanoid robots will join BMW’s production line

BMW’s newest autoworker is 5’6,” 130 pounds, walks on two legs, uses five-fingered hands to assemble machines — and takes a break every five hours to stroll to a charging station and plug itself in.

AI may be greater threat to wages than jobs, European study finds

AI may be greater threat to wages than jobs, European study finds

The rapid emergence of AI technology has fueled fears that people could lose their jobs to a deep learning machine that can perform their tasks more efficiently. However, new research suggests that so far, AI is actually creating jobs, though it may have a negative effect on wages. 

Artificial Intelligence Can’t Work Without Our Data. We Should All Be Paid For It.

Artificial Intelligence Can’t Work Without Our Data. We Should All Be Paid For It.

For four decades, Alaskans have opened their mailboxes to find checks waiting for them, their cut of the black gold beneath their feet. This is Alaska’s Permanent Fund, funded by the state’s oil revenues and paid to every Alaskan each year. We’re now in a different sort of resource rush, with companies peddling bits instead of oil: generative AI.

Artificial Intelligence + Basic Income = Innovation

Artificial intelligence + basic income = Canadian innovation

The recent explosion of artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the workforce. ChatGPT reached 100 million users in just two months after its launch. It and other generative AI applications have the potential to increase the efficiency of more than 50 per cent of all worker tasks in the U.S., with no loss in quality. A recent report estimates that AI’s boost to labour productivity can increase annual global GDP by seven per cent over a 10-year period.

Basic Income and AI-Induced Unemployment

By: Connor Axiotes (Adam Smith Institute) | Nikhil Woodruff (UBI Centre & Policy Engine) | Scott Santens (Humanity Forward) See original post here. ‘Automation has

AI is finally good at stuff. Now what?

By Rebecca Heilweil  See original post here. A few weeks ago, Wharton professor Ethan Mollick told his MBA students to play around with GPT, an artificial intelligence

Welcome to the summer of robots

By: Jennifer A. Kingson See original post here. We’re encountering lots more robots in our daily lives — delivering our food, pouring our drinks, mowing

Robot Trucks Could Replace 500K U.S. Jobs

The robots will take the most tedious, most dangerous jobs first, in most things. Trucking is no exception.  By: Kyle Stock Original Post: Autonomous

The Future of Retail: More Self-Service

Self-checkout, self-service, autonomous stores, DIY: The retail world is prepping for a future with fewer human workers and more technology involved in selling us stuff.

Delivery by Drone is on Its Way

Many Americans will receive their first e-commerce delivery by drone as more drones take flight. Changes inside and outside the warehouse will be needed By:

Amazon Hiring More Robots

Is more automation technology enough to improve working conditions or will it just displace more workers even faster? By: J. Fingas @jonfingas Amazon is once

Flippy the burger-flipping robot goes on sale

The pandemic accelerates the adoption of automation across industries including the food services businesses. The impact on workers is irreversible. By Greg Nichols. A burger-flipping robot

Let’s Rethink What Counts as Paid Work

As artificial intelligence and automation multiply, so do dystopian predictions that millions of employees will become redundant, their tasks performed more reliably and cheaply by

The Robots Are Coming…To Free You

In this series Luke explores the Eight Modern Giants introduced by Economist Guy Standing in his recent report Basic Income as Common Dividends. Here we

OECD Employment Outlook 2019

The world is changing at lightning speed. Digitalisation, globalisation and demographic changes are having a profound impact on our lives, on our cultures, on our

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