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What the experts say...

01/Apr 13 2018

An keynote speech by the famous Basic Income activist at an international conference of software developers in Sweden in 2017. Santens presents a multi-faceted case for unconditional basic income from a wide range of perspectives that also serves to place the discussion of automation in a broader context.

02/15 Jan 2017

This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos in 2017. This also the lead article in Scott's FAQ

04/Oct 24, 2017

The Real Story of Automation Beginning with One Simple Chart

Robots are hiding in plain sight. It’s time we stop ignoring them.

More on automation

06/Jul 9, 2015

Our Paradoxical Economy Courtesy of Technology and the Lack of Basic Income

The Question of Slowing Productivity Amidst Rising Automation

“Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all” -- Peter Drucker

07/ 27j July 2020

So why basic income makes sense even for the richest .

03/May 25, 2017

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Technological Unemployment with Unconditional Basic Income

Invisible Sheep, the Missing Right, and the Return of Common Wealth

This article elaborates on a major theme in item 01: technological unemployment

05/Aug 20, 2015

Everything You Think You Know About the History and Future of Jobs Is Likely Wrong

The polarizing effects of technology on occupational skill requirements since 1979

“Both middle and high-skill jobs are being steeply replaced with low-skill jobs, and have been since the 1970s.”

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