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Smart technology causes work overload

Excess workload has been identified as the biggest barrier to better performance in The Great New Zealand Employment Survey 2013, and one of the key reasons people are working harder is better technology ...

dateOct 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Australia must prepare for massive job losses due to automation

Australia faces some tough policy decisions to reshape its economy and prepare for an uncertain future, with predictions that up to five million jobs are likely to be automated by 2030, according to Australia's Future Workforce report released today by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Does Rust Belt manufacturing have a future?

William Lovejoy, professor of technology and operations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts about manufacturing's future on Friday with journalists at the Society ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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Personalized factory workstations

Tomorrow's factory jobs will be completely different from those of today. Although they will continue to be organized around assembly stations, they will not work in rigid shifts, be subject to inflexible ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Making the internet accessible to everyone

The ways in which we access the internet are expanding, placing hurdles in the way of those with sensory impairments as they try to get the most out of their online experience. The EU's CLOUD4ALL project ...

dateJan 16, 2015 in Internet
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Christian Bale to play Apple's Steve Jobs

Oscar-winner Christian Bale—best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster "Dark Knight" films—will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic.

dateOct 23, 2014 in Other
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