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According to Oxford University, 47% of US jobs are at risk of being replaced by computers and robots in the next two decades. Especially low wage and lowly educated work in transportation, administration, production and even services. Information-intensive work is increasingly out-

sourced to cheap labor countries. Generalist work requiring social intelligence, such as management, finance, education, healthcare, arts and media, is not likely to be automated. Creative and social skills will be most necessary.

The future of employment: How susceptible are jobs to computerization (Frey and Osborne, 2013)

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R&D on audio at Philips Research in Eindhoven, ca. 1985

WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO ‘WORK’ IN THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY?

BOEK Blind Spot - metropolitan landscape in the global battle for talent (4/2016, Deltametropolis)  

Publication in English, webpage in Dutch: http://deltametropool.nl/nl/blind_spot De publicatie Blind Spot bekijkt de relatie tussen kwalitei...

BOEK Blind Spot - metropolitan landscape in the global battle for talent (4/2016, Deltametropolis)  

Publication in English, webpage in Dutch: http://deltametropool.nl/nl/blind_spot De publicatie Blind Spot bekijkt de relatie tussen kwalitei...

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