Video Sunday Video: The Big Debate About the Future of Work, Explained By Stephen Fesler - April 7, 2019 2 Share Facebook Twitter ReddIt Tumblr Email Print Vox looks at how the way we work may change in the future and what that means to society. We hope you loved this article. If so, please consider subscribing or donating. The Urbanist is a non-profit that depends on donations from readers like you. Related RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Sunday Video: City Inside/Out Talks West Seattle Tunnel Sunday Video: A Brief History of U.S. City Planning Sunday Video: Why Safe Playgrounds Aren’t Great for Kids Sunday Video: City of the Future–Singapore Sunday Video: The Design Tricks That Keep Skyscrapers from Swaying Sunday Video: How Realistic Is Cities Skylines? 2 COMMENTS A good video, but I think one of the key things the futurist argument left out was that previous advancements replaced menial, physical labor with machines, and left people to do higher level thinking jobs, like driving, accounting, designing, etc. The next level of automation will include technology that allows those jobs to be automated as well. This video has a good section that explains it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pq-S557XQU (recommend watching the whole thing, but the section I’m talking about is at 3:32) Reply That’s an important point of the debate/speculation. The whole Vox series on this is really interesting and that’s also addressed in several other pieces here as well: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5cOQt79FW6DbYePPivDWYvl Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.