Huff discusses the future of technological unemployment and references a few studies that highlight the potentially massive job loss the economy could face in the coming decades. As technology improves and automation harnesses deep learning capabilities, Huff believes society needs to have a plan in place to deal with its economic ramifications.

Gerald Huff, “Basic income is the best way to survive the robot takeover“, Tech Insider, 12 April 2016.

About Josh Martin

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Josh Martin is a recent graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science where he received an MSc in Social Policy and Planning and wrote his dissertation on the universal basic income as a possible solution to the problems facing Universal Credit in the UK. Prior to LSE, he attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and is originally from Decorah, Iowa.