Book Review: The Rise of the Robots

The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment by Martin Ford My rating: 3 of 5 stars If your job is any way routine and predictable the chances are that the answer is yes. It’s not just factory jobs that have been replaced by machines, but data analysis, taxi-drivers, and even doctors. The extensive list of areas & industries where computers and robots are increasing their presence is significant and sometimes unexpected. Even my own industry of journalism has seen an algorithm write efficient (but not…

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