Robots could push unemployment to 50% in 30 years, prof says

facebooktwitterlinkedingoogleplusemailcommentsmoreredditpinteresttumblrTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.They may put us out of work even sooner than we think. Sarah Tew/CNET This is the weekend to fully appreciate love. Not just love for your lover, but love for the basics of what you call life. In the near future, you see, the situation will be very different. You might soon be part human-part robot, at least that’s what Google director of engineering Ray Kurzweil contends. You may also have nothing to do but laze around (if you can afford it), play golf (if you can afford it) and eat (if you can afford it). This is the picture lovingly painted by Professor Moshe Vardi in a speech Sunday to the American Association for…


Link to Full Article: Robots could push unemployment to 50% in 30 years, prof says