Category Archives: Employment

The Golden Age Of Outsourcing


At the turn of the 21st century, outsourcing was going full blast, moving from obscurity to mainstream. It quickly improved corporate profits and promised long-term benefits through continuous improvement…at least that’s what was supposed to happen. Now, robots are arriving … Continue reading

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Zero Work Is Not Zero Happiness


The world is faced with the greatest economic crisis or the greatest opportunity since man was let into Eden. Even before the earliest civilizations, Man has labored. At first, Man fought against nature for food and shelter. Later, people became … Continue reading

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The New iPhone 9 Is Made In America!


(Previously published in AndMagazine 12/17 2016) Every time a new iPhone comes out, tech and style feeds explode with stories about new first opinions and new tech features.  Well, I don’t want to comment on the features of the iPhone 8, but … Continue reading

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Can Trump Bring Jobs Back To America?


(Previously Published in AndMagazine, 11/21/2016) During an election, politicians make promises. But after the election, we find out what truly matters. Their track record gives us clues, but, as pundits have pointed out, President-Elect Trump lacks a track record. He’s … Continue reading

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Unemployment 2.0: New Problems Require Different Solutions


During the Global Financial Crisis a few years ago, the world was overwhelmed with layoffs and unemployment. Yet, if the experts are right, we can expect far higher unemployment in the near future as robots and artificial intelligence systems arrive … Continue reading

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Resistance Was Futile: Welcome To McDonalds Robotic Arches!


Fast food is in the crosshairs, and the industry is very nervous. Everyone wants something from fast food. Most customers want quick service, often 24-hour service,  from happy and enthusiastic workers. Foodies want higher quality ingredients and new menu items. Parents … Continue reading

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Robotic Reporting… The Tipping Point​


  For the past several years robots have quietly infiltrated newspapers and magazines, slowly replacing reporters. Sounds like the plot of a “B” movie? Maybe, but robots have learned how to write like humans, how to do research on the internet, … Continue reading

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