James Cameron, director of the sci-fi thriller The Terminator acknowledges that a takeover by machines is a significant risk to the economy. […]

Job displacement became a hot-button issue during the recent U.S. presidential race. President Donald Trump’s platform blamed unfavorable labor market conditions on globalization and immigration.

Cameron argued that it was actually automation that was displacing workers, which is the leading explanation among economists.

“Everyone’s always talking about ‘those damn foreigners taking our jobs,’” he said. “Guess what guys, it’s not foreigners, it’s robots.”

[Actually, it’s the automation and the foreigners, tin-for-brains. – RCvK]

Read the rest: James Cameron: Machines are a more valid threat now than when I made ‘Terminator’

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