Future Friday: Can we offset job losses with wage insurance?

With the discussion of job losses due to technology becoming a stronger topic of discussion usually comes with the suggestion of some form of income replacement. A guaranteed income, taken care of by a tax on employers, is touted as a way of protecting workers who lose their jobs due to technology advancement. Some say …

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Future Friday: Will Robots cause social upheaval and worker revolt?

I have written numerous times on the advances of technology that may displace workers in the future. (A quick search on this site for Future Friday will take you to those posts.) There is actually a term for that, it is called “technological unemployment”. Futurist George Dvorsky said this is one term that all futurists …

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