Will the robots eat our jobs?

 Intelligence Squared are playing host to Walter Isaacson & Co in Westminster tonight, debating whether the age of automation is going to liberate us or wipe out whole professions. (£30 seems a lot to charge for a ticket, but maybe that’s my fault for not being a denizen of Silicon Valley.)  John Lanchester, writing in the London Review of Books, definitely belongs to the glass-is-half-empty school:

lanchester on driverless car

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