Identity Design and the Dawn of Universal Basic Income
As Americans, we define our life's meaning by our work. But the rise of Artificial Intelligence and robots points to a future of large scale unemployment. How will society cope? Some suggest Universal Basic Income (UBI) is inevitable. UBI is a system in which everyone receives a standard amount of money just for being alive. What will Americans do to give their lives meaning when their work no longer defines their identity? We will explore 3 stories from our past to validate (or discredit) three visions of the future.