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Why Everyone in the Future May Earn Less, and Be Happier, than People Today

Sigmund Freud said the two great protections we all had against inevitable human suffering were love and work. Will we lose work in the second machine age?

What Will the World Look Like Without the Traditional Nuclear Family?

Robots and computers will not just eliminate our jobs; they will also dissolve important aspects of the family and our pair-bonded partnerships.

After Robots Take Our Jobs, What Will We Buy in a Society Without Money?

Could we redesign shopping as a system of “catch-and-release,” so that, like sport fishing, it’s the adventure and not the prize that becomes central?