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The big debate about the future of work explained

Vox, Shift Change

A decade ago, robots still seemed pretty limited. Now, computers don’t just win chess any more, they can win Jeopardy. They can win Go. This is all happening really fast. And it’s causing some to forecast a future where humans can’t find work. 

Despite previous waves of automation or advances in productivity with technology, we have never run out of work. Will this time be different?  

Vox explores both sides of the debate.