How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

 

Jan 11 2018 – Robert C. Wolcott – Harvard Business Review

The promise of AI and automation raises new questions about the role of work in our lives. Most of us will remain focused for decades to come on activities of physical or financial production, but as technology provides services and goods at ever-lower cost, human beings will be compelled to discover new roles — roles that aren’t necessarily tied to how we conceive of work today.