A sobering analysis from C.G.P. Grey on the coming “robot revolution”. No, it’s not a Terminator scenario, but instead an enormous expansion of the ways that automation is going to replace more and more jobs in our economy. Joe Esposito wrote about a theoretical Google entry into the scholarly publishing market and suggested that the human wisdom and editorial oversight offered by publishers were key areas that Google could not automate.
This video suggests we might want to think carefully about how long that will be true. As the video progresses, it shows how automation is coming for more and more of us, not just for menial workers, but for white collar workers, and yes, creative workers as well.