Future TechnologyOn November 30th 2017, the Center for the Future of Work held its inaugural 21 Jobs of the Future” event on the Crosby Street Hotel in lower Manhattan. This is a trailer of the CFoW takes Manhattan” – a gripping story of a day within the life of the Center for the Future of Work – and a few of the accolades which have come their manner since that fateful day. We hope you take pleasure in!

Just because the web has empowered activists and revolutionaries to stand up in opposition to oppressive regimes, it has additionally empowered terrorist networks corresponding to Al Qaeda to unfold their propaganda and radicalise Muslim youth across the world. It enables anybody with a computer to learn to make a bomb, contact like-minded groups and organize themselves towards the state and society. Already the principle enemies of the western world seem like loose-knit teams of individuals who’ve develop into empowered by know-how to take on the most powerful countries on the planet – slightly than different nation states. In the longer term this development could proceed, with the 3D printing of weaponry threatening to make arms management inconceivable, and DIY ‘open source’ biotechnology elevating the potential of home-made and novel organic weapons.

I guess what I’m attempting to communicate (which I will certainly develop upon sooner or later) is that know-how is neither good nor unhealthy, however there are all the time penalties to its use. I also acknowledge that it is a necessity to maintain the current population levels on this planet. Sir, I do not throw this phrase around calmly. That stated, that is absolutely sensible. By far the very best thing I’ve read in current memory. You should in all probability write a ebook on this topic immediately. Voting up, across the board.

A growing group of economists are warning that this might lead to large levels of unemployment. The near future may see widespread redundancies across a variety of industries, and there’s little sign of the place new jobs might come from. Driverless cars are a wonderful example of a expertise which is sort of prepared for mass adoption, and which could simply depart many tens of millions of individuals all over the world who are currently working in the transportation sector with out a job. Taxi drivers, lorry drivers, bus drivers, chauffeurs, and possibly even forklift truck drivers and a few kinds of industrial machine operators might all find themselves out of work nearly in a single day.

There are additionally different prospects. Health inequality – the distinction in mortality rates between the wealthy and the poor – is already a stark actuality Continuing developments in medical expertise are allowing those with cash to take higher care of their health by way of life and nutrition, take preventative measures primarily based on testing similar to genetic screening, and access superior medical interventions to cure sicknesses when they do occur. All of this stuff, nevertheless, price money. That signifies that they are not accessible to everybody. Rising economic inequality, presumably elevated even further by automation as described above, mixed with the continued development of high-priced medical technologies, may result in a way more pronounced rift between an extended-lived and healthy elite and the odd mass of humanity. Add the transhumanist agenda to ‘upgrade’ humanity utilizing know-how and it’s simple to see the potential for a new ‘master race’ to emerge.