More from Robots Ate My Job

Most Recent

4

A robot for every job

Feb 18, 2013
How one little robot named Baxter could take over the last of America's manufacturing jobs.
Posted In: robots
2

Robots lose out in hospitality

Mar 30, 2012
If there's one industry where robots have tried and failed so far, it's hospitality -- seems humans prefer humans for hotel customer service.
Posted In: robots, Robots Ate My Job, hotels
5

Robots across America

Mar 30, 2012
Marketplace's David Brancaccio and his robot dog Wilson drive coast to coast without as much as a "hello" to fellow humans.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, robots, automation, gps, david brancaccio, road trip
5

Robots and people can all get along

Mar 30, 2012
When technology is married with high-skilled jobs, the result can fundamentally change things for the better.
Posted In: robots, technology
0

The future of... cupcakes?

Mar 30, 2012
Sprinkles Cupcakes installs a robotic cupcake ATM.
Posted In: cupcakes, robots, Robots Ate My Job, automation, Jobs
3

Robots: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

Mar 29, 2012
A robot technician at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant in southern Indiana talks about working with technology, not against it.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, Toyota
4

Robots get personal

Mar 29, 2012
Even creative work -- like journalism -- is up for robotization.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology
3

Robots Ate My Road Trip--Day 5

Mar 29, 2012
David Brancaccio continues his journey across the United States only interacting with machines--at least today some of them were pretty fun.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, roadtrip, david brancaccio
13

Robots and the hourglass economy

Mar 28, 2012
Technology is -- by some economists' accounts -- causing a hollowing out of middle income jobs.
Posted In: robots, technology, Jobs

Most Commented

4

A robot for every job

Feb 18, 2013
How one little robot named Baxter could take over the last of America's manufacturing jobs.
Posted In: robots

About this collection

Special Correspondent David Brancaccio takes us on a week-long series on air, online and on social media, called "Robos Ate My Job" to explore how technology is impacting the future of jobs in America. Find out who's winning and who's losing at the hands of the robots.

Buzzworthy

Recent comments on our stories..

zingledot's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

sgardner's picture

Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

emcolligan's picture

Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...

NickMullins's picture

When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...

With Generous Support From...