Future Work

Having moved from the Industrial Age through the Information Age, some now predict we are entering the Imagination Age. Others have referred to it as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, driven by developments in previously disjointed fields such as artificial intelligence and machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing and genetics and biotechnology. What we do know is…

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Creative Skills ‘Critical’ To Preventing Robot Replacements In The Workplace

As artificial intelligence and automation innovates, so, it seems, should we. Exercising creative skills allows us to bring to the table what only we can in terms of abstract, free, untaught thinking. This endorsement from the tech industry places much-welcome value on alternative methods of learning and arts education. uniquely human skills John Fallon, Pearson…

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How Colleges Are Preparing Students For Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet

It seems as though the topic of Future Work is on everyone’s minds. This article from PBS News Hour shows that this shift in thinking is happening internationally, with the largest economies and US colleges feeling the need to prepare. Bring on ‘soft’ skills, lifelong learning and on-the-job training programs. Eighty-five percent of the jobs that today’s…

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