Four short links: 11 June 2020
Automation, Future, Table Library, and Procedurally-Generated Landscapes
- Testing the Automation Revolution Hypothesis — 25 simple job features explain over half the variance in which jobs are how automated. The strongest job automation predictor is: Pace Determined By Speed Of Equipment. Which job features predict job automation did not change from 1999 to 2019. Jobs that get more automated do not on average change in pay or employment. Labor markets change more often due to changes in demand, relative to supply.
- How to Plan for the 21st Century — So, while you may hope for a return to normal, and plan for that as one of your scenarios, it is worth taking the time to think through what you might do were the world we knew to be swept away as surely as the 19th century certainties were swept away by the events of the early 20th century. There will be a temptation to have a “new normal” that is really a minor adjustment of the old. It does not have to be that way.
to a sticky position within a scollable viewport. Only visible cells are rendered and queried from a natively async virtual data model, making regular-table ideal for enormous or remote data sets. Use it to build Data Grids, Spreadsheets, Pivot Tables, File Trees, ….
- Procedurally-Generated Chinese Landscapes — Procedurally-generated vector-format infinitely-scrolling Chinese landscape for the browser. Open source.