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Elon Musk thinks universal income is answer to automation taking human jobs

By Adario Strange





















Tech innovators in the self-driving car and AI industries talk a lot about how many human jobs will be innovated out of existence, but they rarely explain what will happen to all those newly jobless humans. As usual, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk responds to an obvious question with an answer that may surprise some.



In an interview with CNBC on Friday, Musk said says that he believes the solution to taking care of answer to human workers who are displaced by robots and software is creating a (presumably (presumably, government-backed) universal basic income for all.





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November 5, 2016 at 04:35PM

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