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The labor-rights activist who helped win 2 million US caregivers higher wages warns that robots aren’t the real threat to workers

Jobs With Justice co-executive director Sarita Gupta said we need to address the "fissuring" of the economy and not take any changes as inevitable.

US workers are failing drug tests at an incredible rate — but legal weed has the future of these screenings in doubt

A trend against marijuana screening is growing, but experts say workplace drug testing just needs to evolve with the times.

These are the industries most likely to be taken over by robots

Bridgewater Associates recently highlighted a 2016 study by McKinsey & Company that analyzed what industries are most susceptible to automation.
Christian Mairoll, founder and CEO of Emsisoft, lives in rural New Zealand.

This is what a workday looks like for a CEO who runs his entire 40-employee tech company from a farm in New Zealand

Emsisoft CEO Christian Mairoll explains what it's like to run an all-remote company from a New Zealand farm. Here's the advice he has for founders.
Slack CTO Cal Henderson speaks at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in December, 2018.

A Silicon Valley CTO says the workplace skills he’ll make sure his children learn have nothing to do with tech

Slack cofounder and CTO Cal Henderson doesn't know which tech skills his kids will need, but he knows people skills will be crucial no matter what.
Flippy, a burger-flipping robot that just debuted at a CaliBurger location in Pasadena, California.

A fast-food chain is using a robot that can grill 150 burgers per hour — and the technology could one day put workers out of a job

The fast-food chain CaliBurger has debuted "Flippy," a robot that can grill 150 burgers per hour.
Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and Research Harry Shum want to democratize artificial intelligence.

Microsoft execs say in 20 years we’ll all have digital assistants that will be our alter egos — and we need to set ground rules while we s...

Microsoft is stepping to the forefront of artificial intelligence research and development before it's too late, said execs Brad Smith and Harry Shum.
Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan pictured in 2009.

Deutsche Bank CEO Cryan hints robots could replace thousands of people at the bank

"We employ 97,000 people," Cryan said in an interview with the Financial Times. "Most big peers have more like half that number."

Deutsche Bank CEO: A ‘big number’ of our staff will be replaced by technology

'We have to find new ways of employing people and maybe people need to find new ways of spending their time,' Cryan told a conference in Frankfurt.