Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The solution for automation-related job loss starts with admitting it’s happening

Automation is coming? No, it’s already here While the current administration focuses on bringing jobs back to the United States from China and Mexico, the real threat to job loss already resides within our borders. Brooklyn-based Voodoo Manufacturing offers a peek into what this future could look like. The 3D printing company consists of nine printers mounted on server racks, a track where a robotic arm harvests finished plates, and a plate “hopper” that feeds new, clean plates to the robot as needed. This is forward thinking, as 3D printing isn’t laborious, per se, but it does require human intervention. Unfortunately for…

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