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Over five million jobs will be lost by 2020 as a result of developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological change, according to the World Economic Forum. Researchers have assembled a full list of all functions that robots are good and bad at, and what jobs they are likely to take. In all, about 35 per cent of jobs are likely to have been taken on by robots in the next 20 years. Futurist Gray Scott joins me to discuss – what else? – the future and the seven emerging technologies that he predicts – will change the world forever!
“We are turning into a digital species” says Scott.
Gray Scott is a futurist, techno-philosopher and one of the world’s leading experts in the field of emerging technology. He is the founder and CEO of SeriousWonder and a professional member of The World Future Society. GrayScott.com, SeroiusWonder.com.