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Short video interview with StuffNZ: the future of work, jobs, business and technology (Futurist Gerd Leonhard)

Nice short video – thanks to Jason Dorday and StuffNZ for their interest and for making this video available. Read the complete piece on their site.  There are, btw, many more positive messages in what I say, so the headline is a bit misleading:)

“Futurist Gerd Leonhard predicts 50 per cent unemployment”


Futurist Gerd Leonhard predicts technology advancements will result in mass job losses. Workers in repetitive jobs are most at risk of being replaced by robots in the near future, a futurist predicts. Swiss futurist Gerd Leonhard helps organisations, governments and people reinvent models for scenarios likely to play out in the near future. The former Silicon Valley businessman was flown to New Zealand this week by Spark to help the telco with its future business models.






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