Guest Post on Techonomy: The Re-Humanizing Impact of Robo-Advice
By Jon Stein
Some of our friends and colleagues argue hat’hat technology has been dehumanizing, robbing people of human interaction and making them incapable of enjoying a meal without looking at a smartphone.
In some ways, that’s true; I’ve been guilty of looking at my phone during dinner. I can’t remember the last time I asked someone for directions, because I always have a GPS in my pocket. And I never have to call a restaurant to order food or make a reservation. Why wouldn’t I just do it online?