Category: WORKFORCE AUTOMATION

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:  https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/self-driving-trucks-could-replace-90-of-long-haul-jobs 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