Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Robots are Coming

A senior Bank of Canada official says while the country’s poised to reap economic benefits from technological progress — it must prepare for painful “side effects” like job losses and greater income inequality. Senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins said many experts predict changes like automation will have downsides — such as significant impacts on close to half of all jobs in some industrialized countries within 20 years.   

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