This welcome post written by a human.

graph of job automation chances

Welcome! This little WordPress site will serve as the syllabus and website for the Texas State Honors course “The Future of Work: Stratification, Low Growth, and Universal Basic Income.” On this front page, I’ll post occasional announcements, links to relevant news items, and the like. Here is an unsettling prognosis to get us started: by some estimates, automation could lead to the loss of half of today’s jobs in the next couple of decades.