Technology can be the lifeline to rescue middle-ranking law firms, facing increased competition and squeezed profit margins
The impact of automation and artificial intelligence threatens to throw millions out of work, giving rise to a proposed universal basic income
As artificially intelligent software robots, or bots, become faster learners and better at mimicking human behaviour, an augmented workplace is inevitable and poses ethical and policing challenges
As robots and algorithms take more jobs, will enforced leisure be matched by sustained living standards?
Ships that sail themselves will cost less to operate and use clean energy, but will see the loss of crew jobs
Developments enabled by the internet of things are saving lives in high-risk industries such as mining
On the march across South-East Asia’s factories, automation is increasing the threat of mass migration of redundant low-skilled workers
Jobs lost to automation is a political issue, but one that US President Donald Trump seems to be ignoring, despite voters’ concerns