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The real AI automation threat to workers: The robot can’t replace you, but it CAN replace your shitty boss.

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The real AI automation threat to workers (permalink)
Long before the current wave of AI hype, we were being groomed for automation panics with misleading stories. Remember this one? “‘Truck driver’ is the most common job in America. Self-driving trucks are just around the corner. How can we prevent America’s army of truckers from turning into a howling mob when the robots steal their jobs?”
It was absolute nonsense. First of all, “truck driver” isn’t a particularly common job in America! The BLS lumps together all cargo vehicle drivers under a single classification. The category error here was thinking that every delivery van driver, furniture mover, and courier is behind the

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