Jean Lievens: Social Europe on Digital Revolution – Impact on Work and Inequality

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Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

What Impact Does The Digital Revolution Have On Work And Inequality?

The following is a transcript of a Social Europe podcast in which Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the impact of the Digital Revolution on the nature of work and inequality with Michael A. Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning and Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment at the University of Oxford.


In our study we highlighted three bottlenecks to computerisation, as we call them. They were exactly creativity, social intelligence and perception or manipulation.

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Phi Beta Iota: This is one of the first pieces we have seen that integrates machine displacement of human jobs, AND the need to move toward basic incomes and wealth distribution irrespective of skill levels. The article does not address holistic analytics, true cost economics, or open source everything engineering.