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news analysis: Do not Combat the Robots. Tax Them.

news analysisMany companies invest in automation because the tax code encourages it, not because robots are more productive.ImageCreditCreditAndy RementerFeb. 23, 2019When Bill Gates floated the idea of imposing a tax on robots a couple of years ago, Lawrence Summers, a former top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, called the Microsoft co-founder “profoundly misguided.” How…

How to Stop Your Roommates From Messing with Your Amazon Echo

I first realized something was wrong when I started getting reminders on my iPhone about upcoming appointments at 9 p.m.—not a time I’m typically booked with something to do. And then there were the subjects of the appointments themselves: “Check for herpes,” said one. The second? A reminder to try some NSFW acts with a…