One Way to Appease the Humans During the Machine Takeover — Make the Robots Pay Taxes

Automation may cost you a pretty penny. A factory in China replaced 60,000 of its human workers with robots. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella believes that artificial intelligence must “respect human autonomy,” but Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana told Bloomberg BNA that this robot workforce is “coming faster than anybody realizes.”  With robots primed to swoop in and take about 5 million jobs by 2020, it’s about damn time we braced ourselves for our new workforce.  Source: TORU YAMANAKA/Getty Images A draft report from the European Parliament suggested a few tips on how us mere humans can get ready for the ever-increasing automated workforce, CNN reported. The answer: taxes.  In the event that “advanced robots” begin to displace us in “large numbers,” CNN reported, the European Parliament report suggests that the European Commission make the owners of the aforementioned…


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