Automation

Port of L.A.’s automated terminal: Future of commerce or blue-collar job-killer?

Port of L.A.’s automated terminal: Future of commerce or blue-collar job-killer?
http://www.dailynews.com/business/20170318/port-of-las-automated-termina...

Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs

Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs
America is producing more than ever before, but it is doing so with fewer and fewer workers. Once trucks become automated, where will these jobs go?
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/feb/16/self-driving-trucks-a...
Once replaced by automation, where will all the trucking jobs go? Photograph: Wojciech Lorbiecki/Alamy

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck
The imminent need for basic income in recognition of our machine-driven future
https://medium.com/basic-income/self-driving-trucks-are-going-to-hit-us-...

US Government Pushes UBER Automated Cars But No Planning Or Funds For Workers Who Will Lose Jobs

US Government Pushes UBER Automated Cars But No Planning Or Funds For Workers Who Will Lose Jobs
This US government competition could completely change the American city
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/can-a-wonked-ou...

U.S. Ports Should Work With Unions on Automation, Labor Secretary Says "The president of the ILWU Local 13 in Los Angeles, Bobby Olvera Jr., said there was a “huge loss” of jobs when one L.A. terminal introduced automation"

U.S. Ports Should Work With Unions on Automation, Labor Secretary Says "The president of the ILWU Local 13 in Los Angeles, Bobby Olvera Jr., said there was a “huge loss” of jobs when one L.A. terminal introduced automation"
U.S. Ports Should Work With Unions on Automation, Labor Secretary Says
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said U.S. ports should consider automation to compete with high-tech rival destinations abroad, but labor should be involved in the process

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