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Great Research & Predictions on the technological Disruption of the Job Market(s): The Future of Jobs and Skills until 2020 Report (World Economic Forum)

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, combined with other socio-economic and demographic changes, will transform labour markets in the next five years, leading to a net loss of over 5 million jobs in 15 major developed and emerging economies

Geneva, Switzerland, 18 January 2016 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution, which includes developments in previously disjointed fields such as artificial intelligence and machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology, 3-D printing, and genetics and biotechnology, will cause widespread disruption not only to business models but also to labour markets over the next five years, with enormous change predicted in the skill sets needed to thrive in the new landscape. This is the finding of a new report, The Future of Jobs, published today by the World Economic Forum…

Source: The Future of Jobs – Reports – World Economic Forum

Great Look ahead to the World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years (Singularity HUB)

In 2025, in accordance with Moore’s Law, we’ll see an acceleration in the rate of change as we move closer to a world of true abundance. Here are eight areas where we’ll…

Source: The World in 2025: 8 Predictions for the Next 10 Years – Singularity HUB

From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over (Vivek Wadhwa)

For the past century, the price and performance of computing has been on an exponential curve.  And, as futurist Ray Kurzweil observed, once any technology becomes an information technology, its…

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…in March, Facebook announced the availability of its much anticipated virtual-reality headset, Oculus. Microsoft, Magic Leap, and dozens of startups won’t be far behind with their new technologies. The early versions of these products will surely be expensive and clumsy and cause dizziness and other adverse reactions. But prices will fall, capabilities will increase, and footprints will shrink as is the case with all exponential technologies, and 2016 will mark the beginning of the VR revolution…

Source: From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over | TechCrunch

The Freelancer Generation: Why Startups And Enterprises Need To Pay Attention (TechCrunch)

Gone are the days of the 40-hour work week that kept us at work eight hours a day. I find that most startup founders or business owners in Silicon Valley work 50-60 hours a week. Today, freelancing…

Source: The Freelancer Generation: Why Startups And Enterprises Need To Pay Attention | TechCrunch

These will be 2016’s biggest Stories, according to WIRED

Wander around WIRED’s San Francisco headquarters on any given day and you’re likely to encounter quite a zoo: hoverboard-riding video shooters dodging begoggled editors who are testing beta VR hardware; one of our favorite TV makers coming in for a meeting; security writers debating the latest cyberwar skirmish around the corner from a conference call with the founder of the Valley’s latest unicorn company; and dogs (10 of them, by my count)…

Source: Letter From the Editor: These Will Be 2016’s Biggest Stories in the WIRED World — Medium

DARPA Scientists foresight World in 2045: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence are main Themes (TechInsider)

The world is going to be a very different place in 2045.

Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to technological advances and forward thinking, experts working at the Pentagon’s research agency may be the best people to ask…

Source: World in 2045, according to DARPA

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025 (Business Insider)

Get ready for “connected” cars and “robo-advisors.”

Just as ATMs changed banking and computers took over the home and workplace, robots and artificial intelligence are going to transform a bunch of industries over the next decade.

By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight…

Source: 8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025 – Business Insider Deutschland

Great insights on the Future of Education… from the people affected most: How Would Today’s Smartest Teens Overhaul Education? (Singularity HUB)

What happens when you gather 14 of the world’s brightest teenagers at Singularity University and ask them to design the future of education?

Essence:

1. Make it about ME

2. Let’s DO things

3. Don’t ditch me in an online course

4. Be my coach

5. Teach me relevant skills

6. Foster a growth mindset

 

Source: How Would Today’s Smartest Teens Overhaul Education? We Asked Them – Singularity HUB

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