Artificial Intelligence

This was the year automation started taking over the workforce

Job-replacing tech has directly driven the income gap since the late 1980s. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Peter Dizikes

Writer, MIT News Office

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1987 was a key inflection point for automation in the U.S. Image: Statista

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