‘Some of the life changing technologies of the next two decades, we predict with confidence, have not yet been invented. Into the 2020s and beyond, we predict the emergence of a second wave of intelligent systems in the professions and work. The number of tasks they can take on will grow, and their execution will be better and quicker.’ (Richard and Daniel Susskind; ‘The Future of the Professions.)
Is technology about to take over human jobs?
EGM Partners, an Australian company, recently released a White Paper, ‘Five Predictions About the Future of Work’ and concluded:
‘Let’s be clear; this isn’t completely about technology taking over jobs. Experience in the 80s and 90s suggests that jobs aren’t lost by the introduction of technology. People’s work changes and they need to learn new skills.’ Continue reading