Even as manufacturing moves back, we won’t see as many jobs return. Much of the future work will be done by robots. That’s true in the private sector. And that’s increasingly true on the battlefield where people are being replaced by drones and bots. Welcome to the front lines of code where basic training might soon include Java and C plus plus.

+ The new military should do some recruiting at Google. The company has been on a robotics buying spree recently. Meet Google’s growing robot army. (If I worked at Bing, I’d watch my back.)