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Who Will Survive the Coming Jobs Crisis?


In last week’s column I wrote about robots, automation, technology and algorithms, taking over human jobs. One reader wrote in asking by when is this likely to happen. 645 more words

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The Rise of the Robots

Euphemisms and corporates go together.

Vishal Sikka, the bossman at Infosys, in a recent letter to the stakeholders said: “Automation itself released about 11,000 FTE worth of effort through the year, a clear demonstration of how software is going to play a crucial role in our business model.” 628 more words

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The June 2017 Election; or, how bad for Theresa May?

Attempts to place the Conservative performance last night as a ‘victory’ are understandable, but thin. Yes, the Conservatives won the most seats, an increased vote share and made regional gains in Scotland. 1,072 more words

Research also shows that the more time you spend online, the less you are able to empathise with other people’s feelings — a classic narcissistic trait.

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In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India – Edward Luce

India is poised to become one of the world’s three largest economies in the next generation and to overtake China as the world’s most populous country by 2032. 169 more words

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