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Oddly, I read this post right after reading another blog post on rent

The overlap struck me with considerable force.

I can see the similarity /overlap in the rent (or added-value) being taken by one group at the expense of another group or society. This equity issue will become more pronounced with the development of artificial intelligence if governments don't adopt smart workforce training and wealth redistribution policies.

In health care, you are often dealing with technological change that vastly increases complexity and the required skill to perform the work. Bigger teams need to share more information and require more training. In your taxi example, technological change simplifies the task of moving people; the requirement used to be great knowledge of local geography and traffic patterns, but now, no training is actually required to do the job.
Perhaps in order to compare apples to apples, one must first classify the overall effect of the technological change.

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