Oct 11, 2013 These robots are straight out of a movie.
Oct 11, 2013 Sign spinners at the local bagel shop make minimum wage. That is, if they have a beating heart. Are we about to lose even these low-skilled service jobs -- jumping-around-holding-a-sign-dressed-in-a-silly-costume-while-rapidly-moving-vehicles-speed-by -- to robots? Marketplace’s intrepid labor-trends reporter Mitchell Hartman investigates.
Jul 1, 2014 Why you should care about the business and economics of home care and domestic workers.
Aug 19, 2013 A continuing goal and a heated debate in the tech world: Can robots truly create art? And what does that even mean?
Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Mar 27, 2013 A robot snake -- just like the name suggests -- is a long, segmented metal rig. When you toss it, it automatically wraps around whatever it hits.
Mar 7, 2013 Ready for your personal drone? A look at what a world of civilian drones with CEO of 3D Robotics, Chris Anderson.
Feb 18, 2013 How one little robot named Baxter could take over the last of America's manufacturing jobs.
Jan 29, 2013 Some economists predict immigration reform will have little effect on wages -- and might even bring higher pay.