Post By Brenda Walker on 03/13/2014

Which Half of American Jobs Will Be Eliminated by Smart Machines?

The business and tech press now frequently cover the approaching jobs tsunami from automation and robots, yet the immigration-obsessed Congress appears to be oblivious to the workplace revolution that ...
Post By Brenda Walker on 03/10/2014

`Robots Will Become Omnipresent` According to Google CEO—So Why Do We Need Unskilled Immigrants?

In Washington, legislators are barraged by billionaires demanding an open door for cheap immigrant workers, from techies to dishwashers. But in the workplace, smart machines are increasingly performing...
Article By John Derbyshire on 01/26/2014

John Derbyshire Asks: If THE ECONOMIST Thinks Automation Will Destroy Jobs, Why Is It So Fanatically Pro-Immigration?

You know a topic has attained the level of Mainstream Concern when it gets a cover story at The Economist magazine.  The last (January 18th) issue of that magazine features as first leader a 1,300-word...
Post By Brenda Walker on 12/03/2013

Surveillance Robot Is Touted As Security Aid (While It Eliminates Jobs)

Monday’s Fox News report on a new “crime prevention” robot was mostly upbeat and tech-friendly, with the only concern being that of privacy. The robot is a essentially a surveillance camera on wheels t...
Letter By VDARE.com Reader on 11/10/2013

A Reader Asks: If Robots Are Taking Jobs, Should We Be Importing Unskilled Labor Too?

From: An Anonymous Automation Enthusiast [Send him mail] This month I had my first experience with a portable traffic control system that acts like an automated "flagger." (Note: Flagger is the Politi...
Post By Brenda Walker on 11/03/2013

Automation, Not Cheap, Immigrant Labor: Robot Coffee Is Here

I heard on the radio today that a new gizmo in the growing automation marketplace is a coffee-making robot. Below, the auto-brew coffee kiosk is a little plain compared to hip cafe baristas we now see ...
Post By Steve Sailer on 10/29/2013

The Robots Are Coming! (But Where Did All The Robots Of Yesteryear Go?)

Robots have been back in the news for several years, with many weighty discourses about the future of the economy after the robots have taken over. This always reminds me that back around 1984, the P...
Post By Brenda Walker on 09/12/2013

Robotics’ Replacement of Jobs Is Growing—So Why Do We Need All These Immigrants?

When the Sixty Minutes segment “Are robots hurting job growth?” showed last January, it made clear that automation was replacing human workers at an increasing rate with smart machines doing a variety ...
Post By James Fulford on 08/10/2013

Ryan, Robots, And Immigrants: VDARE.com Has Been On It For Years

Last week, Mickey Kaus was complaining that "Last year’s GOP VP candidate, Rep. Paul Ryan, is actively lobbying for legalization (on the explicit grounds that otherwise Wisconsin dairy farmers might h...
Post By Steve Sailer on 08/05/2013

Being A Human Sign Is Just Another Job Robots Will Do—And For Which Immigrants Aren't Needed

2006 Back in 2006, I pointed out that the rapid spread from Mexico to California of "human directionals," people paid to stand on street corners and jiggle giant arrows pointing to real estate open...