Robots Ate My Job

Paul Krugman on tech's great divergence

Jan 1, 2013
Economist Paul Krugman talks about a new direction in 'the technology universe' that has taken shape over the last decade.
Posted In: Paul Krugman, Robots Ate My Job, wages, robots

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

ReMarket Podcast: The human and the not-so human

Mar 30, 2012
A podcast highlighting some of our best stories from the past week: The robots in our lives (and how they might eat our jobs) and what matters in the health care debate.
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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

The future of... cupcakes?

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

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.
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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.
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A trip across the country with no human contact

Mar 28, 2012
Fight it if you want, but the robots are coming. Marketplace’s David Brancaccio is embarking on a deep investigative experiment on how robots are taking over. Plus, what is the Instagrammiest Instagram photo?
Posted In: robots, Robots Ate My Job, instagram