If robots are taking people’s jobs, then they should pay taxes too. That’s at least according to billionaire Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft MSFT, +0.15% .
“Right now if a human worker does you know, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed,” Gates said in an interview with Quartz. “If a robot comes in to do the same thing, you’d think we would tax the robot at a similar level.”…. [read more]