Episode 27: Amazon's Automation Drive

Published: Sept. 26, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

The default assumption in the world today seems to be that automation leads inexorably to job losses. However, economic theory and economic reality don't exactly show that to be such a simple relationship. This week we take a look at one of the companies at the forefront of automation for reduced cost and increased service - Amazon - and see what has happened in their robot-filled warehouses.


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