Future Friday: Are they Luddites or are there real concerns?

Generally whenever you hear a discussion of the impending loss of jobs to robots there is a reference to “Luddites.” Since I just used the term I felt an explanation of the term might be appropriate before continuing with my blog post. According to Wikipedia: The Luddites were a group of English textile workers and …

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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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