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Robot taxes

A worker using a stocking frame, an early form of automation.

The media talks a lot about mass automation—the idea that robots will take all our jobs. It's not happening yet, and it might not happen for a pretty long time. But when and if it does, the most plausible scenario given our current trajectory is really, really bad.

I wrote some cheery thoughts on the subject for The Guardian.

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