I have spent the better part of the past few years advocating for goods and services that cater to the inherent slothfulness in all human beings. I’ve concluded that the automation of many of the daily tasks would make my life significantly easier. If the… Read More »Are We Ready To Give Up Agency To Save Time?
I went to a conference a few months back that was focused on the future of conversational interfaces. During this conference, one of the speakers described the current state of the art in cloud robotics, which is a very new field of study. Before the… Read More »The Value Of Manual Labor In The World Of Work In The Future
According to Wikipedia, the idea of just-in-time only appears in three contexts: just-in-time manufacturing, a production strategy in which things are built as they are demanded; computer programming, in which just-in-time compilation can compile code just before use to improve run-time performance; and just-in-time teaching,… Read More »The Future Is Just-in-Time-Person-and-Place
Many futurists have made dire predictions of the future of work, based on the emerging capabilities of AI. I’ve heard numbers of jobs lost in the millions, and one futurist says that we will lose over 2 million jobs alone due to autonomous vehicles. He… Read More »Don’t Panic! We Will Be Working With AI, Not For AI.
Lately, I’ve been having an increasing number of conversations with individuals who are currently in a non-traditional career. Of the people I’ve spoken to, both those with typical corporate gigs, startup founders and gig workers, they have a single thing in common – none are… Read More »Day Jobs Are So 20th Century.
The World Of Work Is Now 24/7 No Matter Your Business Remember downtime? You know, evenings and weekends where your typical 9-5 job would let you have some spare time? Those days are gone. As work has exploded into small Lego blocks, not being completed… Read More »The Future Of Work: Welcome to All Live, All the Time
Job Interviews are so 20th Century Up until technology made it possible, we only really had three modes of work. You had the “job economy”, where someone would get a job with a company, large or small, simply in order to make money, with no… Read More »The Future Of The Job Interview
The Future Of Human Work: Manual Labor Revered A few months ago, I attended an event on the future of conversational interfaces, and during this event, one of the speakers presented the state-of-the-art in cloud robotics, a fairly new field. Prior to the advent of… Read More »The Future Of Human Work Is Physical
Are You Still Taking The Weekend Off? Lunch is for wimps – Gordon Gekko, Wall Street Ah, the good old days, when we all used to work for big companies, sometimes for life. We’d get up early on Monday morning, make coffee, make breakfast, shower,… Read More »Weekends Are For Wimps