Tuesday, July 13, 2021

But I Thought The Robots Were Already Here

I see we're back in the early "robots are neato" phase of the robots/AI hype cycle.

They are neato! But we had years of the "supermarket checkout self-scanners and Elon Musk's bullshit promises mean that there won't even be shitty Amazon warehouse jobs soon!" discourse. The end of jobs!

And, uh, no.