Jean Lievens: Social Costs of the 4th Industrial Revolution

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Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

Here Are The New Social Risks Of The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Christophe Degryse, Social Europe, 29 February 2016

But this 4th industrial revolution also contains its share of new risks in the world of labour, including the ‘remake’ of existing jobs, the destruction of many of them, the relocation of countless others. For society as a whole, it is a prospect accompanied by the threat of increased polarisation between the ‘winners’ and the ‘losers’ of the digital economy.

Includes chart of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunties, Threats

Phi Beta Iota: The 4th Industrial Revolution is delimited. It is what Dr. Russell Ackoff would describe as “doing the wrong things righter.” Artificial intelligence and virtual reality, while admirable in theory, are a deepening of the industrial paradigm that internalizes profits and externalizes or ignores true costs. Only an Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) approach can reverse centuries of looting and concentration by the 1%, while creating infinite wealth for the 99%.

See Also:

New Blog: Open Source Everything for the 21st Century

The Future: Recent “Core” Work by Robert Steele