Humans Lose scenarios are back in the news, following Stephen Hawking’s prediction of AI dooming humankind and the launch of the new Terminator film trailer. But just before you go all Sarah Connor, gun up and head to hills, consider that human battle against tech has already started. No bullets have been fired but there is a growing human casualty toll. The casualties are economic from job losses, lower wage to growing inequality.
The excellent article below by David Rotman the MIT Technology Review covers this topic really well and is must read. It covers the main strands of the debate and contains references and links to other good articles (which are also worth looking at):