Most economists work in the upper echelons of government, academia, or big corporate…and we have developed a certain job security by convincing folks that economics is a science. It isn’t.
Looking for a job? Know someone who is? If so, you’re probably familiar with the tortuous application process that modern jobseekers endure.
Process driven and highly repetitive jobs could disappear in your life time. It won’t all happen overnight. But in time, automation and robotics will take over a lot of these jobs.
The looming Fourth Industrial Revolution stands to come to fruition mere months from now. And what it will do will be truly remarkable.
Yamaha, big-time Japanese manufacturer, has just bought $12 million worth of shares in a tiny Tauranga-based start-up called Robotics Plus.
In the financial world, we’ve seen robots gain a serious foothold. We call these ‘quant-based trading systems’. But there’s a problem.
Amazon briefly surpassed the $1 trillion ceiling this week to become the second company ever to do so. $1 trillion! What a time to be alive.