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Moveable
Moveable

Autonomous Semis Could Help Solve Trucking’s Major Labor Shortage

In 2016, US trucking had a shortage of 36,500 drivers.
Tracey Lindeman
1.29.18
Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Watch These Robots Work Themselves to Death in This Sci-Fi Short

'Vicious Cycle' is a look at mindless work and automation.
Caroline Haskins
1.11.18
robots
robots

What Makes a Job Vulnerable to AI Automation?

Economics researchers lay out a new set of criteria.
Michael Byrne
12.21.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

This Engineer Is Building a DIY Mars Habitat In His Backyard

How Jeff Raymond is pioneering sustainable agriculture for Earth and Mars.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.15.17
fat stacks
fat stacks

The Big Business of CryptoKitties Is Being Automated

Great, now digital kitten mills are a thing.
Jordan Pearson
12.6.17
automation
automation

The ‘Brain-Controlled Factory’ Literally Turns You Into a Cog in the Machine

Mental Work Industries uses brain-computer interfaces to drive home the potential impacts of automation.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.17.17
Dear Future
Dear Future

This Farm Has No Farmers

The 'Hands Free Hectare' gives us a peek at the future of automated agriculture.
Claire Downs
10.3.17
not-so-driverless cars
not-so-driverless cars

We Talked to a Driver Who Disguised Himself as a Car Seat

Do people freak out at the sight of a driverless car?
Samantha Cole
9.14.17
Governance Structures
Governance Structures

Hillary Clinton Didn’t Propose Universal Basic Income Because Centrists Won’t Fix the Future

In 'What Happened,' Clinton says she considered a universal basic income, but "couldn't make the numbers work."
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
what about the cats
what about the cats

We Asked Bodega Workers What They Thought of the Startup That Wants to Make Them Obsolete

Mom and pop aren’t sweating it.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.13.17
Terraform
Terraform

Automation Robots Will Have Human Faces

“Anti-Android is Anti-Human.”
Becky Ferreira
8.31.17
cryptocurrencies
cryptocurrencies

This Twitter Bot Tracks Neo-Nazi Bitcoin Transactions

Follow the money.
Louise Matsakis
8.29.17