Automation and the impact on the working class

  • Society
  • Length: 45 Min
  • Language: EN
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  • Technological innovation has lead to a remarkable rise of productivity, but who reaps the benefits? How does our current state of progress differentiates from the factors of the first industrial revolution and what is the impact of automation on the working class? Let’s look at what some of the implications, what this progress means for the future of work and society.

Christoph Hassler

UX Consultant and Lead for Social and Economic Justice @ ThoughtWorks

UX Consultant and Lead for Social and Economic Justice at Thoughtworks, working in the field of design since the early 2000, active in the struggle against racism and capitalist exploitation since the 90s. Thinking a lot about the future of work and the role technology might take to free or condemn society.


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