We must get ready for robots

Globotics, the combination of globalisation and robotics, is on the horizon and Ireland must prepare now

27th January, 2019
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Robots are coming for your job. Not ‘jobs’. Not other people’s jobs. Your job. You might assume the future is self-driving cars, which will make truck drivers and taxi drivers unemployed at ferocious speed. You might assume that your taxes will have to be increased to compensate these blue collar workers or retrain them.

You might imagine the kinds of people who have their jobs removed by technology to belong to...

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