How about our jobs?

Jeff Morgan, Manufacturing Research Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, wrote an article – originally published on The Conversation – about the future of jobs. Based on the Creative Commons rules, I will republish the article here. According to The World Economic Forum, the fourth industrial revolution, combined with other socioeconomic and demographic changes, will transform labor markets, leading to a net loss of over 5…

Technology is the key to improve productivity and growth

European Commission (EC) figured out that is necessary to invest money in developing a new industry. The strategy is to improve the domestic production through a modern, sustainable and high added value base. The Thinking Act Industry 4.0 study, conducted by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, reveals that the emerging countries’ share of industrial value jumped from 21 percent to 40 percent between 1991 and 2011.…

The revolution that will change us

“We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before.”, wrote Klaus Schwab , Founder, and Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum (WEF). The first industrial revolution was marked by the introduction of steam engines. The…