“They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case,” said Andrew Puzder, then chief executive of Hardee’s Food Systems Inc., a restaurant chain headquartered in Tennessee. He was talking about swapping employees for machines. Statements like these give workers reason to worry. The advent of a jobless economy raises concern because tasks……

The Smartphone We are carrying around in our pockets incredibly capable computers that can run sophisticated apps and do a lot of heavy computational work, even though they are very small. Those devices are connected with each other through the network on the World Wide Web. With this, any mobile phone gets access to the cloud-delivered enterprise applications that can be accessed over the web. New Technologies These new-world technologies are pretty easy and……

Education and a Digital Transformation Policymakers looking at reforming education systems face different challenges. All countries face an automation and a digitalization. Maybe a faster development in developed countries compared with countries with an emerging economy. How can the education system meet the changes? A change we can call a global trend. In the last issue of the Lucubrate Magazine, an article discussed that many countries have challenges related to the……

The future for TVET will be greener, smarter and without limits. Trends for TVET The last 10 years have had a massive impact on the demand for the skills and numbers of TVET graduates in developed economies. It is easy to recognize changes when we look behind. It is harder to predict the future. However, combining later history with what we can see around us, we can probably find some trends.……

There are numerous challenges facing Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the 21st century. Some of the challenges are digitization and automation of economies and societies. Therefore, all forms of education and training must keep pace with the advancement in knowledge and technologies common to the user societies. Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence and robotics point to a significant economic disruption in the years ahead. Together, machine learning, natural-language recognition,……

Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Will Redefine How We Live and Work We are on the verge of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another, unlike anything humankind has experienced before. The main driver for this technological revolution is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Technological change driven by AI will change not only what we do but also who we are. It will affect our identity and all the……