A universal basic income means different things to different people, and presidential candidate Andrew Yang has once again brought the concept to the forefront.

Many people say that it could alleviate poverty or mitigate the financial fallout from the next Industrial Revolution, in which artificial intelligence and robots could displace a large percentage of the workforce.

Is it time to give this idea some serious thought? Or is it better left to the annals of history? Learn all about universal basic income from the infographic below.

Infographic courtesy NowSourcing