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Basic Income and the Robot Apocalypse

Image by Katie Anne Remington (with permission)

In recent years, a lot of interest in Basic Income seems to have been generated as a result of the perceived threat of a ‘robot apocalypse’ — not an apocalypse of AI-enabled robots literally enslaving us through some sort of military takeover, but a robot jobs apocalypse.

The fear is that robots will soon take over so many jobs that there will be a massive surge in unemployment levels — and a Basic…

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⭐ Robert Jameson

⭐ Robert Jameson

I write hugely popular tech stories, and genius-level thought exercises that get totally ignored. What does that tell you? Economist. Basic Income advocate.

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