In his farewell address to the nation, US President Barack Obama warned of the dangers of automation technology.
Obama said: “The next wave of economic dislocations won’t come from overseas. It will come from the relentless pace of automation that makes a lot of good, middle-class jobs obsolete.”
The Obama administration has been looking the whole issue of robotics, automation and artificial intelligence, and consulting on the possible impact of those technologies on the US economy. Continue reading Obama warns of divisiveness of automation technology