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09/17/18
Harari. Philosophical implications of Economics of Chemical Industry
Filed under: Recent Posts, Position Searching, Job Offer (Situations), Mature professionals, Observ. Trends
Posted by: site admin @ 1:16 pm

No body knows what will happen in the future  Yuval Harari
describes in his books and in podcasts.   [See “21 Lessons for
the 21st Century”].  The twin revolutions of information
technological disruptions and biotechnology could restructure
more than economies and societies, but also our own bodies
and thinking.

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He finds jobs in the future will be robust if they retain a menial
and creative element.  Yet, so much of professions can be data 
managed, searched and automated.  
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We are seeing a real “AI arms race”, led by remotely controlled
autonomous weapons.  It is rapidly leading to invading human
decision making,
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Technological disruption_engineers are taking over.  
Ethicists and  philosophers are being lost, but incredibly missed
and needed alongside technological development.
Technologies provide immense positive outcomes, but there
can be unintended consequences and bad actors are even more likely.
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We must remain very skeptical, questioning ideas and choices.
and defend and uphold a legal system that protects people.
There is human suffering and we must know it happens.

One Response to “Harari. Philosophical implications of Economics of Chemical Industry”

  1. site admin Says:


    Most schools focus too much on providing students with a set
    of predetermined skills…
    We have no idea what the job market will seek in 2050.
    .
     Computer tools may well be able to perform the tasks once taught.
    .
    Many pedagogical experts argue that schools should switch
    to teaching critical thinking, communication, collaboration
    and creativity; downplaying technical skills and emphasize
    the ability to change, learn new things, and preserve mental
    balance in unfamiliar situations.
    .
    Reinvent yourself again and again.

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