Recent developments in robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have put us on the cusp of a new automation age – the fourth Industrial Revolution. I’m delivering a keynote on this topic today at Aston University talking about innovative ICT developments in labour market intelligence/information (LMI) and careers work.
Around half the activities people are paid to do globally could theoretically be automated using currently demonstrated technologies. So governments are now focusing attention on lifelong learning and all-age careers support services e.g. National Retraining Scheme in England: https://feweek.co.uk/2018/03/13/the-national-retraining-scheme-should-not-be-run-by-employers/