A New Kind of Sport

In the Staples Center, the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and one of the world’s premier concert venues, a sold-out crowd buzzes. Hundreds of millions of people from around the world tune in to watch online or on a TV broadcast. Participants are vying for millions, seeking purses larger than the Tour De France,…

To tax or not to tax: robotics

Have a casual chat about robotics and AI, and the conversation will almost inevitably lead to a debate about whether these emerging technologies are poised to replace human workers sector by sector, vertical by vertical, and ultimately usher in waves of mass unemployment and economic turmoil. Now, the basic premise of machines replacing human labor…