Stepping up

By Liam Byrne MP Ask an expert about the rise of the robots and you hear lots of reassuring noises. New technology, they say, always creates lots more jobs than it destroys. In the long run. That ‘long run’ is why you get a different answer if you ask, not experts, but voters. In fact, … Continue reading Stepping up

Emotional connection

By Harry Farmer Pick up the comment section of any paper from the past few years, and there’s a pretty good chance that someone will be fretting about the coming end of work. As data-powered artificial intelligence (AI) becomes steadily more impressive (and its applications steadily more practical), a cottage industry has sprung up producing … Continue reading Emotional connection