Technology at Work: The Future of Innovation and Employment

Substantial wealth is being created with only a few workers, and with the exception of a small fraction of highly skilled workers, wages may not rise over their lifetime. Building on a widely discussed paper entitled The Future of Employment: How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerisation?, this report examines how the changing nature of innovation, stemming from the digital revolution, is transforming the world of work and the challenges it brings.

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The Future of Employment

Paper examining how susceptible jobs are to computerisation. 47% of total US employment at risk, with wages and educational attainment predicting lowest probability of computerisation.

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Are We Ready for Companies That Run Themselves

Get ready for companies that run themselves. But will the autonomous economy set us all free, or just make the rich richer?

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Big data is better data

Machine learning and big data will shape our lives in the near future.

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How to upgrade democracy for the Internet era

Building software that connects people to their representatives.

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The future of early cancer detection?

A talk about a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer.

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Welcome to Life

Hilarious 3 min video of a 1st person perspective of your afterlife after brain scanning under a corporate regime.

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2030: Privacy is Dead

23 min video of a talk decribing 2030 and the “engines” that allow teens to feel telepathic and share everything about themselves.

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Equation for Intelligence

A single equation of intelligence: F = T ∇ Sτ. Intelligence is a force that acts to maximize future freedom of action.

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The Future of the Mind

Hour long video of a talk about his book “The Future of the Mind”.

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What New Power Looks Like

A good overview of new power (decentralized, cooperative, DIY, transparent), versus old.

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Ethereum

Ethereum is a platform and a programming language that makes it possible to build and publish next-generation distributed applications using crytocurrency tech like decentralized blockchains.

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