Republished from Johan S195182derberg: "The third industrial revolution might come with personal or digital manufacturing, when what used to be bought in a shop could be made at home with such tools as laser cutters, 3D printers and computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines. They are all based on the same principle, using software to... Continue reading ...
Below is my attempt at a journalistic-like article which aims to shift people's thinking about money, cost, value, wealth, work and res...
Virgin Atlantic is preparing for a significant increase in data as it embraces the internet of things, with a new fleet of highly connected planes each expected to create over half a terabyte of data per flight.
Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google might post huge profits, but many of their staff see little financial benefit, writes John Naughton
è una nuova rivoluzione industriale: macchine che scrivono libri, fanno diagnosi, traducono... non è più lavoro meccanico. C'è una componente cognitiva.
Che relazione corre tra automazione e disoccupazione, in una società del lavoro dove ormai sono gli stessi robot a produrre i robot?
Let's not be silly here, robots don't want to kill all humans they just want to take all their jobs. The accelerating rise in robot labor of the past decade, and its expansion into all areas of production, have led many to worry about the future of human workers. Yet how extensive is the robotic take
The U.S. Postal Service appears to be the latest casualty in digital technology's slow but steady replacement of working humans. Unless an external source of funding comes in, the post office will have to scale back its operations drastically, or simply shut down altogether. That's 600,000 people who would be out of work, and another 480,000 pensioners facing an adjustment in terms.
Will the future be filled with cool technologies and endless opportunities or will our own creations lead to eventual doom? I tend to think the former. Technology has seemingly endless ability to improve the health, freedom, and happiness of our lives. Even optimistic futurists like Ray Kurzweil and James Canton admit, however, that the road