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Ben Schiller, “Why Truck Drivers Could Be The First Casualties Of The Robot Age”

Schiller writes on the future of automation in the driving industry and how truck drivers may prove surplus to requirements in the coming half-century. Schiller refers to Scott Santens who has written on the topic, noting that a universal basic income could help ease this automation transition. Ben Schiller, “Why Truck Drivers Could Be The First Casualties Of The Robot

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Pat Kane, “Terminal Redundancy in Digital Age”

Pat Kane argues: “A basic income may be the way to support those displaced by robots and automation to develop their machine-resistant skills. It might also need a collective revaluing of those caring and creative skills in the first place. Which small nation can you think of that might be capable of such a patient and sustained revaluing? Right, first

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RIEGER, Frank (2012), ‘An Automation Dividend for all: Robots should secure our pensions’

This opinion piece was published by the prestigious German daily ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung’ (18 May 2012). Frank Rieger, a speaker of the German Chaos Computer Club, discusses an upcoming revolution and the fact that we are able to control its consequences: if robots and algorithms replace us in the labour market, they should also substitute us as taxpayers. The current

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