Jacobstein_sw“It is still unclear how the automation of work will develop. But one thing is clear: This new business flieds – in robotics, nanotechnology or indeed artificial intelligence – will generate very high profits. Therefore, it makes sense to think about a basic income. That would mean that those around who have lost their jobs can keep up with a basic income or can either go back to training or simply pursue their hobbies.”

Source: Tagesschau.de

Further reading: http://www.basicincome.org/news/2015/12/neil-jacobstein-future-work-managing-benefits-risks-artificial-intelligence/