The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite


By Kevin Roose Jan. 25, 2019 / NYTimes

“DAVOS, Switzerland —

They’ll never admit it in public, but many of your bosses want machines to replace you as soon as possible.

I know this because, for the past week, I’ve been mingling with corporate executives at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. And I’ve noticed that their answers to questions about automation depend very much on who is listening.