What Most Grinds Me About A.I. and Even Automation in General

Excellent piece, well worth perusing. But the assertion (which the article does not endorse) that has been popping up since I was a kid and has proven false every time is that “machines doing more of our work will mean more leisure time for everybody.” No, it just means people with less power will be out on their ear and have lot of “leisure time” with no income.

One thought on “What Most Grinds Me About A.I. and Even Automation in General

  1. From AI to cybernetics to genetic technologies, techno-utopians always ignore the power disparities that twist every heaven they keep promising into some kind of hell for a lot of people other than themselves. They’re all a bunch of Thanoses in their own way.

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