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The Last Job on Earth

Machines could take 50% of our jobs in the upcoming 30 years according to some scientists. Can we imagine a world without work? The Guardian launched Alice, holder of the last recognizable job on Earth, trying to make sense of her role in an automated world. Have a look at this video:

Read also the following Guardian article: “Robots factories threaten jobs of million garment workers in South-East-Asia“. The article is based on a new ILO publication of how technology is changing jobs and enterprises. This report underlines the challenge before policy makers, enterprises, workers and those that represent them, in navigating the transformative technological changes in Asian labour markets in a way that is socially and economically sustainable.

 

 

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