After a half-decade of steady gains, the U.S. labor market appears to be leveling off. What that plateau means for the economy’s trajectory is one of the biggest questions hanging over policy makers and investors.
To judge by recent claims, “fully autonomous” self-driving technology is just around the corner. The terms “autonomous vehicle” and “self-driving” evoke images of hopping into a car, entering a destination and disappearing into sleep, food or our phones. That won’t happen for a long time, writes Christopher Mims.