Automation

Unlearn automation on The Future, This Week

This week: we’re on a break but we have something interesting in store for you, and it’s not about our longitudinal auto ethnographic research on leisure time but rather, how automation will make your job harder.

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The future of you

Your future is not yet written. Here are some ideas currently being tested that aim to put people at the centre of discussions about a better AI future.

Programming for obsolescence

If the reward for employee efficiency is job loss – what’s the incentive to improve jobs and organisations? Let's take a look at Amazon

A future of automation with Hugh Durrant-Whyte

What does automation mean for the future of mining, agriculture, cities and the future of jobs? A discussion with Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK Ministry of Defence.