The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work (Hardback)
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The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 24/01/2019
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Automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are changing our lives quickly - but digital disruption goes much further than we realize.

Richard Baldwin, one of the world's leading globalization experts, argues that the inhuman speed of this transformation threatens to overwhelm our capacity to adapt. When technology enables people from around the world to be a virtual presence in any given office, globotics will disrupt the lives of millions of skilled workers much faster than automation, industrialization and globalization disrupted lives in previous centuries. What measures will people and governments take in response to such a tectonic economic and cultural shift? How do we avoid the prospect of undermining the very foundations of prosperity?

Whilst the changes are now inevitable, there are strategies that humanity can use to adapt to this new world, employing the indispensable skills that no machine can copy: creativity and independent thought. The Globotics Upheaval will help each of us prepare for the oncoming wave of the advanced robotic workforce.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781474609012
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 498 g
Dimensions: 238 x 158 x 28 mm


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'It might just save your life - and your children's lives. The Globotics Upheaval is a manifesto for future-proofing our jobs and prosperity... His prose is snappy ... as good a summary as you'll read of the techno-revolution that is about to hit us.' - The Sunday Times

'The book offers valuable insights into the long-term impact that globalization and AI will have on workers... Baldwin presents a compelling view of the future of work and the challenges ahead while there is still time to prepare.' - John Peha, Science magazine

'An important new book that delivers a timely warning to the world's business elite... confirms his place as one of the most important thinkers in this era of global disruption.' - James Crabtree, The Financial Times

'It might just save your life - and your children's lives. The Globotics Upheaval is a manifesto for future-proofing our jobs and prosperity.' - The Sunday Times

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