Lately it seems like we talk about Moore's law at least once a week on our show. It's the idea that our computing power jumps forward by leaps and bounds every two years -- so fast that soon our computers will be as smart as we are.
Kevin Drum is a writer at the magazine Mother Jones, and he's just written a long piece about intelligent robots and how by the year 2025, they'll be taking ALL of our jobs. Don't worry though -- he says that's a good thing -- as long as we divvy up the computing power fairly.
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