The impact of technology advancement on unemployment is always a hotly debated topic. What is technology consultant and futurist Marc’s perspective on it? This episode is a macro vision of data and technology and its potential impact into the future. Other than automation’s impact on the job market, Marc also touches upon concerns and policies related to automation, such as cyber security and universal basic income.
As COVID also pushed us rapidly to switch to a more digital workflow, are we enlarging the gap between the rich and poor? What should we learn to catch up with the drastic change of skill demand? How can we attribute value and what is valued? Listen to the conversation to find out more.
Marc is a futurist and host of the Automated Podcast, which is a weekly interview podcast exploring the impact that emerging tech like AI, robotics, autonomous vehicles, etc. are having on jobs and society in general. Marc also develops and supports collaborative European technology projects which aim to help businesses in the uptake of emerging tech like collaborative robots and exoskeletons. But more than the technologies themselves, Marc is fascinated by the long term social impact that emerging technologies hold, and always appreciates a deep conversation on this topic.