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Everyday Automation : Experiencing and Anticipating Emerging Technologies

Everyday Automation : Experiencing and Anticipating Emerging Technologies

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: This Open Access book brings the experiences of automation as part of quotidian life into focus. It asks how, where and when automated technologies and systems are emerging in everyday life across different global regions? What are their likely impacts...

The Digital Transformation of Labor : Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare

The Digital Transformation of Labor : Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process causes (or may cause) the autonomy of various labor functions, and its impact in creating (or stymieing) variou...

Rethinking the workplace: Flexibility, fairness, and enlightened automation.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): McKinsey Quarterly. 2017, Issue 4, p44-53. 10p.

Abstract: The article presents a discussion between McKinsey Global Institute chairman and director James Manyika and British Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce on the topic of how the workplace and organizations will change a...

The Dangers of Automating Social Programs: Is it possible to keep bias out of a social program driven by one or more algorithms?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Communications of the ACM. Oct2018, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p17-19. 3p. 1 Diagram.

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Abstract: The article discusses possible problems caused by the use of algorithms to automate social welfare programs. Topics include the importance of interpersonal conversations in application and appeals processes for U.S. government assistance programs, the ...

Individual Needs and Automation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Academy of Management Journal. Dec1963, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p278-283. 6p.

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Abstract: The article discusses the impact of automation on the fulfillment of human dignity, creativity and potential of a free man. The author presents a definition of automation and discusses the overall importance of teamwork in automation. A discussion is ...

The Optimist's Playbook.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): TIME Magazine; 2/4/2019, Vol. 193 Issue 4/5, p62-65, 4p, 3 Color Photographs

Abstract: An interview with World Economic Forum (WEF or Davos summit) founder Klaus Schwab is presented. He addresses the concept of a multistakeholder approach to business in relation to social and environmental issues. Problems with erosion of trust in instit...

How to Win with Automation (Hint: It’s Not Chasing Efficiency).

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Harvard Business Review Digital Articles. 3/30/2017, p2-5. 4p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Who Will Care for the Carers?

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Foreign Policy. Jul2018, Issue 229, p34-36. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract: The article explores possible consequences when robots take jobs of people in the U.S. health care industry with specific focus on older people care. Topics discussed include challenges associated with mechanization of emotional skills and social inter...

Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Foreign Policy. Jul2018, Issue 229, p36-38. 3p. 1 Color Photograph.

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Abstract: The article highlights how robots can create jobs with right trade policies. Topics discussed include ways in which automation might replace all humans in the manufacturing sector; challenges associated with mechanization of emotional skills and social...

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