What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.
The pandemic has given us an early glimpse at how truly disruptive the fourth industrial revolution may be, and the measures we'll need to support human dignity.
Continuing the countdown, Big Think's seventh most popular video of 2019 explains why universal basic income will hurt the 99%, and make the 1% even richer.
Robots may be able to beat us at chess, but they still have trouble when it comes to soft skills — making sense of human behavior.
The Von Braun Space Station, based on the concepts of a controversial scientist, is moving ahead with construction plans.
Yes, the robots are coming — but take a breath.
A surprising study reveals how people feel about being replaced by robots in their jobs.
Human value is tied to the job market. Will automation be a full-on crisis?
A guaranteed basic income is an old solution to a new problem of labor automation.
Amazon has opened a new store in Seattle, one that may represent the future of what the retail giant is calling 'Just Walk Out' shopping.
An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations.
Bill Gates proposes an ingenious solution to the job losses from the coming automation.
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence learns what it takes to win, making human-like choices in competitive situations.
Elon Musk shared his thoughts on the future of jobs and the government's role in a rapidly changing society.
The saying in coding goes: if you have to do a job more than once, automate the task. Bots will one day unburden you from these tasks.