While it is still considered by many to be a radical concept, proponents of a universal basic income (UBI) no longer see it only as a solution to poverty but as the answer to some of the biggest threats faced by modern workers
If CEOs had their way, their workers would be back in the office and pursuing AI advancements at the same time.
The rise in productivity and loss of jobs as a result of AI may require a universal basic income strategy says Robert Reich
In an interview with CNBC, Reich discussed how AI will have a profound impact on middle-class workers, creating an impetus for a universal basic income.
Nearly 12 million Americans in occupations with shrinking demand may need to switch jobs by 2030.
Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman said AI will wipe out some white-collar jobs — and it will be hard to design government programs to help.
Data suggests there’s been a “pretty significant uptick” in the number of employers looking for workers with AI-related skills.
With Hollywood’s actors and writers striking over concerns about AI, what was once a movie premise now has come to define the film industry.
As productivity rises with automation, a UBI tied to GDP per capita could help distribute the dividends equitably.
Over a quarter of jobs in the OECD rely on skills that could be easily automated, and workers fear they could lose their jobs to AI
Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency project founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, launched on Monday providing new digital passport.
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.
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.
Japan is laying the groundwork to become home to some of the world’s top companies in artificial intelligence
Our hero wakes. Using her 3D food printer she prints out a full English breakfast, eating it in the front room of her flat – part of the great house-building of the 2020s.
By Ian Rose See original post here. Until recently Dean Meadowcroft was a copywriter in a small marketing department.
KERICHO, Kenya — Kenyan tea pickers are destroying machines brought in to replace them during violent protests that highlight the challenge faced by workers as more agribusiness companies rely on automation to cut costs.
By Pat Kane See original post here. WHEN speaking on BBC Scotland’s excellent Debate Night show on Wednesday, I was lobbed
Super AGI and the Matrix: Sophia the Robot co-creator predicts economic ‘mayhem’ on road to AI utopia
By Nikolas Lanum See original post here. The co-creator of the social humanoid robot Sophia says artifical general intelligence (AGI)
By: Jeremy Hsu See original post here. Could AI soon write your favourite Hollywood film or streaming show? That concern
BT to replace 10,000 workers with AI as part of wider cull of up to 55,000 staff in bid to slash costs
By: Kit Heren See original post here. The cost-cutting came as the company reported a 12% drop in annual
By: Pete Syme See original post here. A co-founder of DeepMind, the AI company bought by Google in 2014,
By: Eugenia LOGIURATTO See original post here. Artificial intelligence could replace 80 percent of human jobs in the coming
By: Connor Axiotes (Adam Smith Institute) | Nikhil Woodruff (UBI Centre & Policy Engine) | Scott Santens (Humanity Forward)
International Business Machines Corp expects to pause hiring for roles as roughly 7,800 jobs could be replaced by Artificial Intelligence
By: Scott Rosenberg See original post here. The AI boom is built on data, the data comes from the internet, and
By: Jennifer Elias See original post here. Key points: Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said “every product of every company”
Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity Calls for Development of Universal Basic Income Programs to Mitigate AI’s Potential to Eliminate Jobs
Businesswire: April 18, 2023 SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity (the “Fund”), a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the
By: ANDREW V. KENNEDY See original post here. For the better part of the last 15 years, I’ve worked
by ANDREW V. KENNEDY , ARTIST AND WRITER ON 4/4/23 AT 12:04 PM EDT Originally published: https://www.newsweek.com/ai-about-decimate-millions-jobs-its-time-universal-basic-income-opinion-1792501 For the better
AI systems like ChatGPT could impact 300 million full-time jobs worldwide, with administrative and legal roles some of the most at risk, Goldman Sachs report says
See original post here. Generative artificial intelligence systems could lead to “significant disruption” in the labor market and affect
See original post here. In the 10 or so days since its grand entrance, ChatGPT has been everywhere: littering Twitter feeds,
See original post here. The artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI on Tuesday launched the newest version of its language