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The future of work in the digital economy | Humanizing Digital Work

New technologies, such as artificial intelligence, natural language processing, self-learning algorithms, wearable devices, and ‘smart’ machines, will shape the future of collaboration between humans and machines. Digital work allows workers to control when, where, and on what they work, and thus to better fit their working into their private lives. However, formerly standard ‘job’ or ‘career’ is now fragmented, distributed, and managed by software, potentially resulting in a polarization of the workforce. This content deck focuses on how the evolution of concepts related to work, labor, and employment, and how technology is unravelling many traditional expectations of what it means to have a ‘career’ or even a ‘job’.