Using technology to phase out human workers

I know I should be writing about Italy today since the country was downgraded Friday night to Baa3 by Moody's. That puts it one notch away from junk and potentially makes the country ineligible for quantitative easing, were it to come to that.

But let me save Italy for tomorrow because I have run across a slew of good tech-centric stories. And I want to start with Engadget's take on a recent Uber story from the Wall Street Journal because it's pretty far-reaching.
Uber's drone-based food delivery could begin in 2021
According to the Wall Street Journal, Uber is looking to hire someone with "flight standards and training" experience, who can "enable safe, legal, efficient and scalable flight operations." If the info is legit, It looks like Uber is looking to keep development of the program...

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