I’ve written a lot about the effects of outsourcing and immigration on American workers. But what effect will automation have on US workers? Additionally, what can be done about it? 311 more words
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I chuckle at the ridiculous horsepower figures given for the latest internet supercars.
(To make a long story short, the limitations of tires if nothing else means that increased engine power will pass the point of diminishing returns before it reaches the theoretical limit.) 240 more words
Foxconn lays off 60,000 factory workers, replaces them with robots
Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn says that it has cut 60,000 jobs at one of its factories and replaced them with robots, a move that is part of an ongoing process to automate many of the manufacturing tasks in its operations. 312 more words