Automation / Robots and Jobs – Links
Some recent links showing the on-going march toward job automation:
Automating Legal Work - New York Magazine.
This is more on the the use of e-discovery software to process documents. Automation is likely to hit especially hard at the entry level (and more routine) jobs often taken by recent graduates in a variety of skilled occupations, including law and journalism:
Rapidly Improving Manufacturing Robots – Singularity Hub.
Military Robots – GMA News
Construction Robots – Construction Digital
Productivity Increases are Going to Capital — Not Labor – Paul Krugman
Falling Labor Force Participation Rate – Conversable Economist – As this post points out, demographics (aging workforce) and cyclical factors explain only part of this…