Category: James Bessen

Tech Leaders Call AI and Automation a Threat to Human Life

Chief Executive James Bessen People everywhere are concerned about technology’s impact on jobs and the economy, but was entrepreneur Elon Musk channeling his inner Luddite when he warned attendees at a National Governors Association meeting in Nevada last Summer about the economic disruptions that automation and artificial intelligence will cause… Expert quote: “That the problem […]

Tech Leaders Call AI and Automation a Threat to Human Life

Chief Executive James Bessen People everywhere are concerned about technology’s impact on jobs and the economy, but was entrepreneur Elon Musk channeling his inner Luddite when he warned attendees at a National Governors Association meeting in Nevada last Summer about the economic disruptions that automation and artificial intelligence will cause… Expert quote: “The problem of […]

When Robots Take Bad Jobs

The Atlantic James Bessen, School of Law James Ford worked at various printing presses for decades, eventually becoming head pressman at a bookbinding shop in Michigan… Expert quote: “This, in turn, exacerbates inequality, said James Bessen, a lecturer at the Boston University School of Law who studies innovation.” View full article