Neil Jacobstein, “The Future of Work: Managing the Benefits and Risks of Artificial Intelligence”

Neil Jacobstein, “The Future of Work: Managing the Benefits and Risks of Artificial Intelligence” More than 1,100 robots in the body shop at Chrysler Group’s Sterling Heights, Michigan, Assembly Plant. (Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) One of the most common arguments for a Basic Income given by advocates is the inevitable rise in job automation and the growth in artificial intelligence. In this article Jacobstein outlines his fears about the impact that A.I. will have on white-collar work. He envisages a future when the speed of development in A.I. far outweighs societies ability to create new jobs. Jacobstein then goes on to look at the possibility of introducing a basic income under these circumstances. Although he is all for the idea, he does highlight many key aspects that may hinder the chances of such a policy being brought…


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