Saturday, April 29, 2017
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
Artificial intelligence is already transforming the world of work, but the future is hard to predict. Some see most jobs at risk of automatisation, while others argue robots will only take on a narrow range of tasks in the coming decades. Nevertheless, we need a broad debate to prepare the appropriate economic policy response to the new industrial revolution.
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, Democrats 2016 autopsy, Thomas Frank, GDP, Amazon and small suppliers, Amazon and DHL, vegetation and health
Facebook amplifies Team Blue’s message in announcing measures to deal with “information operations” that seek to manipulate public opinion.
Conventional wisdom about big government being a negative “freedom” isn’t borne out data.
Senate Democrats are mulling filing a lawsuit against Trump for violating the emoluments clause. Don’t they have better things to do?
Posted by Jerri-Lynn Scofield at 6:55 am |
TRNN interview with Celso Amorim on which priorities should prevail when intellectual property protection collides with public health.
Obama signs up to collect fat speaking fees from Wall Street for services rendered to the 1% during his presidency.
Our NC meetup near Washington DC is tonight! Be there or be square!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:22 am |
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, Obama’s $400K, Shattered, profanity, the “deep state,” durable goods, robot companions, inequality, college debt
Wall Street Journal Reports on Appearance of Private Equity Self-Dealing at Blackstone and Other Firms Nearly Four Years After We Broke the Story
So why is the Wall Street Journal years late in reporting on private equity self-dealng, and underplays its seriousness to boot?
Why head on opposition to war has failed and other approaches have better odds of long term success.
Credit Suisse criticizes Russian inequality after having profited handsomely from playing a big role in creating it.