"We ain't seen nothing yet when it comes to technology's impact on the labor force," according to Andrew McAfee, researcher, writer, and teacher about technology’s impact on the world of business. He works as a Principal Research Scientist at MIT’s Center for Digital Business, which is part of the Sloan School of Management.
In this video, he tells how automation redefined blue collar employment and reshaped a global economy. Now, technology is replacing higher skilled jobs by augmenting human brainpower the way steam engines augmented human labor, according to McAfee, who braces us for a fundamental transformation in the future of work.
What's left for humans to do? Maybe precious little, unless we feature and value and highly-human qualities, including the magic of aliveness for its own sake.