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The Future of Trucking When Machines Take the Wheel

Autonomous driving technology could make getting around safer, more efficient, and less expensive. Wired investigates what this will mean for the millions of people who drive for a living and asks if the technology is really ready for the road?  

WIRED: A Brief History of Our Robotic Future

Artificial intelligence and automation stand to upend nearly every aspect of modern life, from transportation to health care and even work. So how did we get here and where are we going?  

Becker Friedman Institute: The Race between Machine and Man

Daron Acemoglu addresses an old macroeconomic concern—that machines will replace human labor–with a microeconomic analysis. “How is that for almost 200 years, technological change could be ongoing without non-employment becoming a serious issue?” The Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago supports and advances collaborative, cross-disciplinary research in economics and related fields.