The robot armageddon is spawning many more scary headlines:“Robot Invasion: Self-driving vehicles to destroy 4 million jobs”“Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck”“93% of Investors Say AI WIll Destroy Jobs”“White House: Robots will kill jobs and make inequality worse.”Meanwhile, the BBC takes a practical approach, asking “Will a robot take your job?” Type your title into a field on the BBC’s website, and they’ll tell you if your job is safe. No wonder The Economist has observed that the “pace of technological change [is] making heads spin.”As you can see, it isn’t just getting Daily Mail writers and their readers into a lather.This challenge also affects pregnant mothers who may often have to take off over 60 days of maternity leave.
I could feel its footsteps reverberating in the ground. And you have conflicted emotions because you feel angry, and it’s painful but it was confusing because it was a child and you can’t fight back.“But if you talked to the kids they would bring you out some water and they would chat and sing and were quite friendly. It was a psychologically challenging country but one of the most beautiful I’ve ever been to.And the people were wonderfully hospitable and with an amazing history.” Morrison’s latest trip to Timbuktu is among the most special she has experienced, as she was able to trace the ancient trade which saw salt traded for gold. I’m not the sportiest or the fittest or most able by any means. But I’ve been able to take part in some extraordinary experiences because I’m determined.It’s also worrying the sort of people you’d expect to stay calm.It’s even spooked the sort of visionary people you’d hope would lead us confidently into the future.