Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs

Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs

At a high-level gathering in Portugal, one of the main topics of debate was whether artificial intelligence could permanently eliminate huge numbers of jobs.

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Robert Garcia Dies at 84; Bronx Congressman Undone by Scandal

Mr. Garcia was an advocate for poor Hispanic and black people, but his political career was toppled in the Wedtech corruption case.

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Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches From His Father

Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches From His Father

The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s dollars from his father’s real estate empire, much of it through tax dodges in the 1990s.

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Pop and Jazz Fall Preview: 70 Albums, Shows and Festivals

Grand farewells (Elton John, Paul Simon), anticipated returns (Alessia Cara, Twenty One Pilots) and buzzy emerging artists (Jessie Reyez, gnash) are coming in the new season.

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Venezuela’s Two Legislatures Duel, but Only One Has Ammunition

Venezuela’s Two Legislatures Duel, but Only One Has Ammunition

This is not a good time to be in the National Assembly, a shadow of its former self now that President Nicolás Maduro has set up a rival legislature.

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The Latest in Apartment Technology: Fridge Cams and Robotic Valets

To help their buildings stand out, developers are adding high-tech flourishes that use robots and smartphone apps to make residents’ lives easier.

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Sometimes the Little Old Watchmaker Has Circuitry

Sometimes the Little Old Watchmaker Has Circuitry

Several premium brands are reluctant to speak about automation. Others, like Christophe Claret as well as Officine Panerai, are honored of their robotics.

Read More … Developing Countries May Need Their Own Strategies to Cope With Job-Taking Robots

Proposals for handling the effect of automation have actually been created in the West, and may not equate successfully to poorer nations.

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The Return of SalonQP

The Return of SalonQP

Britain’s leading deluxe watch event, opening its sixth version, proceeds to be a showcase for great Swiss brand names and also a springboard for young independents.

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A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto One of the pioneers of supposed computer system vision is servicing means to take care of concerns his old ideas might not address.

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North Korea, Charlottesville, Trump: Your Tuesday Briefing

North Korea, Charlottesville, Trump: Your Tuesday Briefing

Below’s what you need to know to begin your day.

Read More … 3 Books That Help Make Sense of Cyberwar On the heels of an international cyberattack, these books describe the real risk of cyber war and the implications for the United States.

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