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When Algorithms Hire and Fire – UNI Global Union

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Take a second and consider whether you would you have your job if an algorithm had been in charge of hiring you?

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, & the Futures of Work – Turing Institute

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The Alan Turing Institute publishes a landscaping report: ‘Data science, artificial intelligence and the futures of work’ by researchers Sanna Ojanperä, Neave O’Clery, and Mark Graham, for their research programme in Economic Data Science.

António Guterres’ Remarks at “Web Summit” 2018

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Remarks by head of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General António Guterres at Web Summit 2018:

Work in the Digital Age – An Essential Read

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In times of great uncertainty, Max Neufeind, Jacqueline O’Reilly, and Florian Ranft’s new volume Work in the Digital Age: Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Tech for Transformative Change? Looking Beyond Disruption – UNRISD

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SUMMARY: We are living in a time of rapid change, driven by increasing digitization and disruption of many of the institutions and relationships around which we structure our societies

Newly Released – World Economic and Social Survey 2018: Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development

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The World Economic and Social Survey 2018 reviews the advances in frontier technologies – automation, robotics, electric vehicles, renewable energy technologies

Using AI to Improve Refugee Integration – Lund, Oxford, WPI

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Using machine learning and optimisation to find refugees’ new homes can significantly improve their chances of finding work within three months, according to new research.

Decent Work Complements Environmental Sustainability Says #WESO2018 – ILO

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The future of our economies, societies, and jobs depend on a stable and healthy environment. Some 1.2 billion jobs, or 40 percent of total world employment mainly in the Global South

Curse or Cure? Leaving No One Behind in an Age of Technological Revolution – UNDP

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Digital technologies play an ever-increasing role in almost all sectors of society and across industries through increased use of better and faster internet, remote sensoring devices

On-Demand… and Organized! – ILO

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Pick up a magazine, access a blog or scroll through your Facebook feed, and you’re likely to see some reference to the gig economy.