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Asia’s Workers Will Benefit from New Technologies, But Government Action is also Needed — ADB Study

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HONG KONG, CHINA (11 April 2018) — Technological advances have transformed the two billion worker Asian labor market, helping create 30 million jobs annually in industry and services over the last 25 years, drive increases in productivity and wages, and reduce poverty, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). New research on…

The Future of Work and Society – Part III

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One scenario of the future of work in the popular media is one of a jobless future, when robots take our jobs.

Watch Live: Join the G7 on the Future of Jobs and Technology in Montréal

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How to prepare for the jobs of the future amidst of rapid technological change is at the heart of the conversation in Montréal

Shaping the Future of Work – MITx

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In case you missed it. Professor Thomas Kochan from MITx opens a free online course on “Shaping the Future of Work”.

Digitalisation and the Future of Manufacturing in Africa

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The growing digitalisation of economies and the associated rapid spread of advanced technologies like 3D printers, robots and cloud computing

Artificial Intelligence, Robots and the Future of Work – CBC

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AI and robots seem to be everywhere, handling more and more work, freeing humans up — to  do what?

Platform Capitalism, Digital Technology and the Future of Work – CBC

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The biggest innovation in the world of work in the last decade has been the rise of online platforms which connect workers and customers.

Less Work and More Leisure: Utopian Visions and the Future of Work – CBC

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The future of work has become one huge, nerve-wracking question mark. Technology was once believed to be our deliverance.

Podcast: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Work – WEF

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As advances in AI and robotics threaten to put millions of people out of jobs, there is profound concern about the future of work

The Social and Solidarity Economy & The Technology of the Future: Threat or Hope?

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Below is the keynote speech by Mr Vic van Vuuren, Director of Enterprises Department at the ILO at this year’s Unicoop Florence Annual Convention