Until now, there has been precious little sign of automation in the housebuilding sector. But that’s now changing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Investing in robotics
Many people fear the takeover of robots in the workplace. But it’s not fewer robots we need, says Matthew Lynn. It’s more.
Many people are panicking about robots taking away all the jobs. But that won’t happen, says Merryn Somerset Webb. New jobs will appear – and in many cases, they will be better versions of the jobs we have now.
The people investing in robotics are the ones with the most to gain, says Merryn Somerset Webb – old people and women.
Artificial intelligence and robotic technologies could lead to mass unemployment. Our economy will need profound changes to avoid social unrest, says Simon Wilson.
This week has seen a seismic shift in the relationship between human workers and robots, says Chris Carter. Expect to see plenty of more turmoil in the workplace.
Robotics is the “next big thing”. It’s following the classic path for boom and bust, says John Stepek. But it’s not something you can ignore. Get in at the right time, and you could make a fortune.