Science & Technology, Social Systems & Public Policy,

The future is workless

Date: 4PM | Saturday 22 October 2016

Venue: Open State Hub

A world without work as we know it could be a good thing. The landscape of work is changing, from the new share economy to automated vehicles, 3D printing and advanced AI. What will we do when robots take our jobs? The era of full-time work is ending and we have to stop holding out the false promise that jobs will reappear. So what does our future in the brave new world of non-work look like?

This session was originally scheduled in the program for 5.15pm on Saturday 22 October in the Heizel Room; rescheduled during the Festival.


The future is workless

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