By Matthew Yglesias – It’s almost anti-discussed due to the obsession in media and political circles with the alleged rise of the robots. We’re so busy worrying about how to counteract an imaginary, robot-driven productivity surge that we’re barely paying attention to the real story of the productivity slowdown.
What about the bounty of digital technology that is in evidence all around us?
An answer to the riddle might be that digital technology has transformed a handful of industries in the media/entertainment space that occupy a mindshare that’s out of proportion to their overall economic importance.
The robots aren’t taking our jobs; they’re taking our leisure. more> http://tinyurl.com/otxceoq