Robots will make life grim for the working class: opinion


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  • Monday, 09 Jul 2018

If machine learning automates away low-skilled tasks, as some predict, it might not make working-class people obsolete, but it could make their existence miserable nonetheless.

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and one of the pioneers of the world wide web, once declared: 

The spread of computers and the internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do. 

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