Robots don’t take away jobs.
When companies lose to their competition, that’s when workers lose jobs.
There seems to be this idea: If the robots hadn’t shown up, the jobs would have stayed. But nothing could be further from reality.
Here’s the truth: We aren’t using enough robots.
The New York Time recently published a column by Thomas B. Edsall that blames robots and artificial intelligence for the displacement of large chunks of Midwestern workers – and claims this led to today’s current political divisions.
This is a gross misunderstanding of the role automation plays in the American economy. Read more of this article on the A3 Website.