Friday, August 22, 2014

The rise of the robots! In the movies the heroes usually win that battle. How will the Labor Markets fair?

A nice graphic from MIT Technology Review on the rise in the use of robotics in manufacturing versus the change in manufacturing employment.  It certainly is a mixed bag in terms of the relationship (as they note in the graphic).

There is no question that the two will be co-joined in the short and long(er) term as the workplace changes and labor adapts to new technology, and vice versa.

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