Neither Trump nor Clinton is addressing the biggest challenge to jobs: automation

Image by Danomyte, via Shutterstock Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both promising to bring good-paying jobs back to America, but analysts say neither of them has addressed one of the biggest challenges looming ahead: the impact of automation and the rise of artificial intelligence. Some argue that the challenge will soon become impossible to ignore. “Job losses due to automation and robotics are often overlooked in discussions about the unexpected rise of outside political candidates like Trump and Bernie Sanders,” Moshe Vardi, an expert on artificial intelligence at Rice University, said before this month’s conventions. Previously: AI prophets say robots could spark unemployment – and a revolution Vardi pointed out that manufacturing employment has been falling for more than 30 years, and yet U.S. manufacturing output is near its all-time high.…


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