No wonder Marvin the robot was miserable: AI will make the rich richer – and the poor poorer (The Register)

The Register: No wonder Marvin the robot was miserable: AI will make the rich richer – and the poor poorer. “Two research papers argue that the risk of AI-driven automation isn’t so much the destruction of jobs as the amplification of wealth inequality. That is to say workers in our brave new world will still have things to do, but many of them, assisting and assisted by machines, will be paid poorly while robot owners get rich.” Poor Marvin and all the painful diodes on his left side…