Don’t Be Afraid of Robots: Technology is What We Make of It

Lambert: “New technology is what society makes of it.” Or the most powerful actors in society? So, it’s good to potential job loss from technological advances — if advances they be — put in the context of the Jobs Guarantee. By Kevin Cashman, who researches issues related to domestic and international policy at the Center […]

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/14/2017

Today's Water Cooler: Grinding teeth, Roy Moore, Keith Ellison on 2018, Bill Clinton, parade of The Aghast, small business optimism, Waymo, video gaming on Twitch

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/13/2017

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Readers, I’m sorry this is a bit light. I’m having enormous workflow problems trying to transition away from Yahoo, and I have all sorts of material hung up in Outbox limbo. (iOS has the pleasing UX characteristic of simply leaving mail it can’t send in the Outbox without alerting you […]