The fourth agricultural revolution is coming, but who will really benefit?

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-15 Tue 08:06
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Depending on who you listen to, artificial intelligence may either free us from monotonous labour and unleash huge productivity gains, or create a dystopia of mass unemployment and automated oppression. In the case of farming, some researchers, business people and politicians think the effects of AI and other advanced technologies are so great they are spurring a "fourth agricultural revolution".