60 Minutes on Robotics and the Future of Work

I thought this video would be of interest to readers here. We’ve discussed robotics and its influence on society before, and this 60 Minutes feature takes an in-depth look at how robots combined with computing is beginning to play a increasingly significant role in a wide variety of industries, and making it very difficult for an employment recovery to catch up with the recovery that is taking place in terms of manufacturing and production.

While we wait and hope for the benefits of superior energy solutions to make a positive impact on the world, we need to realize that a technology-driven revolution is going on as we speak, and it seems that in the future the world of work is going to be very different.