Increased capital investment and productivity need not result in job losses. Government can use industrial policy to link investment incentives to job preservation and even job creation.
Amazon's planned upcoming 'Just Walk Out' technology will let customers take items off a store's shelf, bag them, and walk straight out.
We need to challenge the simplistic assumptions that AI will automatically improve the world.
Robots are helping health care workers and public safety officials more safely and quickly treat coronavirus patients and contain the pandemic. They have something in common: They're tried and tested.
Media firms, management consultancies, business schools and economists are envisaging a new version of capitalism - but they all approach it from a skewed starting point.
It's critical to determine how Canadians who have been considered vulnerable members of the workforce are meaningfully included within the future of work.
The federal government must take a stronger leadership role to ensure the many bodies that co-ordinate employment training programs are sharing information to develop best practices.
Technological change has always destroyed jobs. But now automation and artificial intelligence are drying up the options for those displaced.
As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.
Members of the research team that wrote the software that unmasked thousands of Twitter bots explain the next phase of their work: getting the public involved in the fight against disinformation.
A whole range of social and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades.
Automation does threaten jobs, but the most widely cited study exaggerates the effect and pointed to job losses in places where they didn't happen.
The Canadian workforce is aging. At the same time, we're facing a skills shortage. Keeping older workers on the job past 65 is an obvious solution but the federal parties are silent on the topic.
Automation can be a more efficient use of resources, but it may also mean people consume more.
Germany's rising inequality shows what happens when consumers and companies don't widely embrace innovation.
Our inability to foresee the jobs of the future should be tempered by the realization that that jobs have always appeared in the past, regardless of technological advances.
If your job doesn't currently involve automation or artificial intelligence in some way, it likely will soon. Computer-based worker surveillance and performance analysis will come, too.
Prominent thinkers exaggerating the potential or danger of artificial intelligence are pushing us towards a new AI winter.
A new legal framework for automated decision making is critical to protect citizens in the digital age.
Teaching robots to care for us in old age will be child's play.