Automation is not the future, human augmentation is

When Tesla boss and tech billionaire Elon Musk proclaimed that in the future, robots would “be able to do everything better than us… I mean all of us”, he wasn’t going out on a limb. For years, academics and experts had been warning that rapid developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning were set to destroy hundreds of millions of jobs around the world, leaving many of us out of work.