Automation and the future of work – MOVES colleague in ‘Nature’

Really cool to see Dexer Fletcher’s work with the Navy mentioned in a recent article in ‘Nature’!

The shape of work to come : Nature News & Comment

But making firm predictions is difficult. “The technology is rushing ahead, which in a way is a good thing, but we have a huge gap in understanding its implications,” Brynjolfsson says. “There’s a huge need, a huge opportunity, to study the changes.” Researchers are beginning to do just that, and the emerging evidence resists simple storylines. Advances in digital technologies are likely to change work in complex and nuanced ways, creating both opportunities and risks for workers (see ‘More research needed’).

I have a hard copy of the referenced works, please let me know if you are interested in taking a look.

Joe

 

 

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