Ten Ways AI and Robotics Will Affect Our Jobs and Lives

The Blessings (and the Curse) of AI and Jobs Part 8 in the Robots and Jobs Series A recently broadcast episode of 60 Minutes about AI (artificial intelligence) showcased how IBM’s Watson computer is working with several Cancer Research hospitals [...]

Robots and Construction Jobs

Whether Building a House or a City, Robots Will Be There Part 7 in the Robots and Jobs Series Robots and Construction Workplaces Although robots have been widely used in manufacturing (the prime example being the auto industry), the construction [...]

Robotics and Agriculture and Future Jobs

Will Robots Kick Farm Workers Out of the Field? Part 6 in the Robots and Jobs Series These are interesting times for both robotics and agriculture. In a world with unstable weather patterns and rising oceans due to global warming, [...]

Robots and Jobs for Professional Drivers

Trucks, Taxis, Cars, Buses and Trains All Face Automation Part 5 of the Robots and Jobs Series Sections Truck Drivers – Truck Driver Job Prospects Taxi Drivers – Taxi Driver Job Prospects Bus Drivers – Bus Driver Job Prospects Trains [...]

Robots and Jobs in Retail

Robots and automation are taking over many jobs in the warehouse, malls, online, and your favorite stores. See where the jobs may be.

Robots & The Fast Food Industry

Rock Bottom Employment and Fast Food Service Part 3 in a Series on Jobs and Robots In spite of all the changes to jobs over the past 70 years, when a job hunter hit bottom, there have been two places [...]

A Brief History of Robots from SciFi to the Shop Floor

The History and Possible Future of Robots Part 2 in a Series on Jobs and Robots There are two vastly different views of a future working with robots. In the first view, robots will gain intelligence and replace workers (and, [...]

Robots vs. Humans in the Race for Jobs

Will Finding a Job Become More and More Difficult? Part 1 in a Series on Jobs and Robots The American worker, once the envy of the world, has lately been battered by reduced wages, impermanent jobs, increased work hours, and [...]