Tag: automation

“Humans Need Not Apply”: great video on automation and human work (via Slate). Must watch.

Really great video. Made me think – a LOT. Humans Need Not Apply: Watch a dark video on automation and human work. This past January, the Economist set off alarm bells when it noted in a story on the future of work that 47 percent of jobs were at risk of becoming automated in the next two ...

What Jobs Will the Robots Take? Great piece by Derek Thompson – The Atlantic

Whatever name you prefer, some form of it has been stoking progress and killing jobs—from seamstresses to paralegals—for centuries. But this time is different: Nearly half of American jobs today could be automated in “a decade or two,” according to a new paper by Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne, discussed recently ...

Automation and the threat to jobs – FT.com

Insightful piece. In my view, automation is inevitable and humans must focus on what sets us apart ie ingenuity, creativity, ability to deal with ambiguity etc. This has huge impact on education, going forward – computers are beating us on ‘just in case’ learning! The beneficiaries are the world’s consumers, who ...

What Jobs Will the Robots Take? Must-read piece by Derek Thompson – The Atlantic

It is an invisible force that goes by many names. Computerization. Automation. Artificial intelligence. Technology. Innovation. And, everyone’s favorite,ROBOTS. Whatever name you prefer, some form of it has been stoking progress and killing jobs—from seamstresses to paralegals—for centuries. But this time is different: Nearly half of American jobs today could be automated in ...

Good read: how Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review.

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