Work Futures Daily - Ephemeralization
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Beacon NY - 2019-02-05 — Christopher Mims, who writes for the Wall Street Journal, asked yesterday on Twitter:
Is there a word or phrase describing people losing or shifting jobs because of automation?
To which I offered up ephemeralization, which I adopted years ago (see Quote of the Day, below). I think the term goes back to Buckminster Fuller, who used…