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#3 – The Humans Are Dead Pt1

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#3 – The Humans Are Dead Pt1

In this week’s episode we discuss whether the human race is doomed, the industrial revolution, the rise of the ATM, the decline of farmers, the o-ring principle, the universal basic income, whether airplanes should be flying themselves, dethroning God, the Messiah in the Facebook feed, and how automation is going to change how you work.

Links

* Will automation take away all our jobs? (http://ideas.ted.com/will-automation-take-away-all-our-jobs/)
* A Plan in Case Robots Take the Jobs: Give Everyone a Paycheck (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/03/technology/plan-to-fight-robot-invasion-at-work-give-everyone-a-paycheck.html)
* The Future of Work (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk4YbfVUT0o)
* The Quality of Life Changes during the Industrial Revolution (http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2013/09/economic-history-0)
* Your Lawyer may soon be an algorithm (https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xyw49z/your-lawyer-may-soon-be-an-algorithm)
* Zeitgeist Film (http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/)
* Rogers Commission Report (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogers_Commission_Report)
* Feynman’s Personal observations on the reliability of the Shuttle (https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:PtmP8em0SPMJ:https://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions/51-l/docs/rogers-commission/Appendix-F.txt+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ie)
* Should Aeroplanes fly themselves (http://www.vanityfair.com/news/business/2014/10/air-france-flight-447-crash)
* Tilly Smith (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilly_Smith)
* Facts about the 2004 Tsunami (https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-2004-indian-ocean-tsunami)
* Singularity (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_singularity)

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