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Examining perceptions of Threat

“Who perceived automation as a threat to their jobs in the Metro Atlanta?: Results from the 2019 Metro Atlanta survey’ Introduction Atlanta Georgia in the southern United States has for the last few years performed a survey where they ask randomly selected residents within the 10 counties of the city of Atlanta to answer a […]

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Perceived job security in light of technological task automation – My MSc Thesis

I have been researching employees perceptions of job security, in light of past technological task automation, and the perceived implementation of new technological task automation, and this research was the reason I set up this blog, to continue my exploration of the subject. As part of that MSc, I have been researching technological unemployment – […]

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What are the different types of Artificial Intelligence? And how does the media influence how Artificial Intelligence is perceived?

Introduction As I discussed in my previous blog, Elon Musk has made many public statements about his concerns and fears concerning Artificial Intelligence. However, during the writing of that piece, it occurred to me that a lot of people do not understand what AI really is, given the different types being discussed in academic, governmental […]

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Are Elon Musk’s statements about Artificial Intelligence (AI) accurate and therefore frightening?

The question for this blog; Are Elon Musk’s statements about Artificial Intelligence (AI) accurate and therefore frightening? And should we care? Introduction I know in my last blog I said I would discuss the debate between Elon Must and Mark Zuckerberg, but on reflection, I could not fully detect whether Mark Zuckerberg has seen the […]

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Academic Article Luddites Ned Ludd Technically Challenged Technological Unemployment Technophobe Weaver Riots Working from Home

Who were the Luddites, and what have they got to do with Technical Unemployment?

The question for this blog; Who were the Luddites, and what have they got to do with Technical Unemployment? Introduction What relevance do a group of protesters breaking textile weaving looms in mills in the 18th Century have to do with today’s technological society? Perhaps it is through the names people and society in general […]

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Academic Article Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren John Maynard Keynes Technological Unemployment

What is Technological Unemployment?

The article under discussion was published in 1930, by John Maynard Keynes, called ‘Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren’ (1930) The first question is – Why would an article published in 1930 by an English economist be relevant now? Well to answer that, lets have a very short look at Keynes himself. Keynes was a respected […]