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If humans are no longer the smartest creatures on the planet, we can reimagine our lives

AI program AlphaGo may have trounced the world’s best Go player but it could mean humans will win in the future of work<p>What are you going to do with your life when the machines are better at your job than you are?<p>World Go champion Ke Jie of China has already found out. He just played a …

Defining the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Where IOT fits and the potential - Microsoft News Centre Europe

It is a unique moment in human history when we witness dramatic landscape shifts that redefine society and the way we live, work and play. Today such …

How The World's Top Executives Are Approaching The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution—which is characterized by the marriage of physical and advanced digital technologies such as analytics, artificial intelligence and the internet of things—affects most aspects of life today. Economists are analyzing its impact on society, attempting to forecast …

Manufacturing

The Myth of a Superhuman AI

<b>I’ve heard that in the future</b> computerized AIs will become so much smarter than us that they will take all our jobs and resources, and humans will go …

Singularity

Humans are more valuable than the smartest machine. And they always will be.

<i>Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University.</i><p>Humans are Underrated<p>What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will<p>By Geoff Colvin<p>Portfolio/Penguin.<br>248 pp. $27.95<p>‘Humans Are Underrated” serves up two different books in one, each interesting in its own right. The …

Intelligent Robots Will Overtake Humans by 2100, Experts Say

Are you prepared to meet your robot overlords?<p>The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of "The Terminator" or "The Matrix," but …

Robots Aren’t as Smart as You Think - MIT Technology Review

A few years ago I met a robot in a Japanese-style café in Osaka. She wore a traditional kimono and greeted me from where she sat in the corner of the …

This University Teaches You No Skills—Just a New Way to Think

Ben Nelson says the primary purpose of a university isn’t to prepare students for a career. It’s to prepare them for life. And he now has $70 million …

Digital Badges and Micro Credentials

Seventeen jobs, five careers: learning in the age of automation

Online courses will help employees to upskill as redundancies sweep away jobs – but will universities be able to keep up?<p>St Paul’s in Adelaide has changed plenty over the years. The bluestone facade, lancet windows and sloping roof of this 19th century Anglican chapel suggest yet another house of …

Why teaching graduates to be flexible is more important than worrying about jobs that don't yet exist

Most of today’s primary school children will work in jobs that haven’t been invented. Educators must prepare them to be creative and entrepreneurial<p>It’s a disruptive world. Back when the current ruling class were at school, disruptive behaviour was punished. Today disruption is cool and SMAC (the …

Teaching technology: we need a digital revolution in the classroom

There's an old saying in business: if you don't know who the sucker in a room is, it's probably you. A similar adage can be applied to technology: if you don't know how to control the systems you're using, these systems are probably controlling you. As John Naughton argues in his special report for …

A Snapshot of the Digital Revolution in the Education Sector

<b>By:</b> <b>Keith Krach</b><p>The digital revolution is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, introducing new ways of communicating, doing business, and learning. …

Digital transformation: are you ready for exponential change? Futurist Gerd Leonhard, TFAStudios

TEN Skills You Need to Thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

If Robots Will Run the World, What Should Students Learn?

There is no Fourth Industrial Revolution

I am seeing an increasing number of otherwise thoughtful people in Canadian university and research circles going around talking about the “Fourth …

Manufacturing

Pivoting Higher Education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS predicts that Bangladesh will become the 23rd largest economy in the world by 2050. The country is home to a youth population …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Be Powered by Soft and Hard Skills

News Innovation is moving faster than ever. It will take a blend of technical prowess, creativity and emotional intelligence to navigate this new …

Creating Durable, New Paths Helps Employees Earn Their Degree

News Starbucks joins forces with Arizona State University to give working people a leg up to get their degrees.<p>0<p>shares //<p>share this page<p>0<p>0<p>0<p>0<p>0<p>Photos: …

The Global Curriculum: Measuring the Internet’s Imprint on Education

News In the not too distant past, graduate degrees were strictly residential. Those pursuing them had two options: move to a college town or enroll …

What Skills And Education Do You Need To Succeed In The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

We are currently in the midst of an industrial revolution with an exponential pace of change and it is disrupting every industry in every country. This revolution is different from the past three in terms of velocity, scope and impact. It is a digital revolution, characterized by a fusion of …

21st century skills: surviving the 4th Industrial Revolution

"Not so long ago, parents knew that giving their son or daughter a good education was quite simply the best way to set them on the path to a …

Jacques Biot: ‘We must prepare our students for the fourth industrial revolution’

Never has mankind faced so many challenges. Challenges such as maintaining global economic growth at times of huge public and private debt; ensuring …

Global education: The future of learning and the fourth industrial revolution

The Dawn of Fourth Industrial Revolution

8 time tracking tools that can skyrocket productivity

As you seek to make your business more productive, you can run into efficiency roadblocks. You know how you spend your own time, but how do you teach employees about the specifics of prioritization and show them where they’re wasting time? Looking for an actionable solution, I asked eight members …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …