Story by Sam Berman:
This Is The Most Dangerous Time For The Planet – Stephen Hawking Warns.
Though the 71-year-old astrophysicist acknowledges that widespread automation in factories is inevitable, he also says that it will lead to higher inequality in income, and that those who used to hold such jobs would need to adapt to further mechanization in the workplace.
This Is The Most Dangerous Time For The Planet… by omgnews.today
In a recent Oxford University lecture, Hawking had said that in view of mounting environmental challenges and the depletion of natural resources, humanity has at most 1,000 years left on Earth. NASA is currently searching for planets beyond our solar system that could host human life, and business magnate Elon Musk is optimistic that SpaceX will be able to send man to Mars within the next decade.