When It’s Good to Lose Your Job: What Automation Means for the Future of Work

Looking back through many (admittedly subject-oriented and therefore somewhat biased by necessity) lists of quotations on the subject of work reveals an interesting trend: until roundabout the mid-twentieth-century, one of the most consistent predictions about the future of Western Culture included a diminishing work-week.

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Basic Income and a Different Direction

This was always intended to be a blog where I could discuss some of the things that interest me–primarily stories, yes, but other things as well–and here is where that begins. Please note: everything you see here is my own opinion except where explicitly noted otherwise, and as any place to which I refer is not responsible for my opinions or other actions, so to am I to be held not responsible for their opinions or other actions. It’s just a discussion of some very interesting ideas. With that in mind, here we go:

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