automation

Lyft and Drive.ai Gear Up to Test Autonomous Ride Sharing

Most autonomous car companies see ridesharing and taxi services as the clearest way for fully autonomous vehicles to become useful and cost effective. Unsurprisingly, ridesharing companies (whose largest expense is paying human drivers) are in enthusiastic agreement. Lyft in particular has formed partnerships with GM’s Cruise Automation, Waymo, and nuTonomy. Last week, Lyft announced a new

As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles

Jobs at Amazon are changing but total jobs for humans across the economy are falling. What is the answer? Less hours? Universal Basic Income? Amazon is on the forefront of automation, finding new ways of getting robots to do the work once handled by human employees. Source: As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find