Automation

All Productivity is Good: Even Automation Share This

Rob Atkinson | Jul 02, 2020 | Automation

OmniVeyor HV-100 (Image Courtesy Wikimedia https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OmniVeyor_HV-100_Image_1.jpg) One of the few times when I have found myself in agreement with Paul Krugman is when he famously wrote, “Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run it is almost everything.” Yet, today, this statement is not only passé, but downright suspect, at least among many U.S. elites. […]

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Facing the Woke Hyperpower Share This

James Poulos | Jun 30, 2020 | Automation

Re: The Homeless Society

Just a few years ago, it was possible for nationalist Americans to warn foreign enemies like North Korea that the US was a “hyperpower.” A few decades ago, however, the label was a term of abuse: French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine used it to describe an America that had gone beyond even the bounds of […]

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We Will NOT Run Out of Jobs Share This

Rob Atkinson | May 18, 2020 | Automation

This seems like a strange headline given that the economy has recently shed almost 40 million jobs. But at some point with the development of a vaccine or an effective treatment, the economy will come back to normal. And when it does, so too will opposition to automation, at a time when we will need […]

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