Weekend Edition: Not laboring on Labor Day
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A couple months back I offered a plea to shift our perspective on innovation especially with regard to automation and augmented realities that was rooted in human, moral, and cultural terms. Today, Noah Smith gave us an economic argument for letting go of the robot apocalypse narrative that isn’t serving us — instead recognizing that our hopes for our future depend on a changed relationship to labor, a future where the future of work is augmented. Give him a read and consider subscribing: