Admittedly, the doc raises more questions than it answers about the future of work. There are many unknowns around the issue. As such, the doc provides an accurate reflection of the shared fears and speculations amongst laborers and technologists.
At the heart of the issue is the nature of human potential - what are the things that humans are innately superior at accomplishing vis-a-vis machines? This is a question many leaders are grappling with, especially as more workplaces integrate the equivalent of "AI co-workers."
I'll be speaking on this topic at an upcoming conference for MBA Career Guides who are looking to prepare the next generation of business leaders for the Second Machine Age. I'll share some possible solutions from a sociological perspective in the next few posts.
In the meantime, enjoy Before the Bridge!