The Future of Work: Navigating the Whitewater (via Pacific Standard)

Artificial Intelligence , Future of Work

In his article on the Pacific Standard, already in 2015 researcher, author, and lecturer John Seely Brown wrote:

“Given this era of accelerating change, one in which the half-life of many skills can be as short as five years, corporate training centers no longer work; returning to community colleges every five years is not viable. We must re-invent the workplace as a learningscape.’ We need to scale the efficacy of apprenticeship by radicalizing peer-based, social learning, and by structuring work groups with the kind of diversity of viewpoints and approaches that drives learning, with and from each other. Technology can assist this — I’m imagining a strange twist on eHarmony, in which we would use algorithms to match employees and create agile and diverse work teams where people could learn from each other.”

Read more on Pacific Standard online.

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Gabriele Ruttloff


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