Me: „I can’t make it to the meeting on time if I go to the jour fix at 10:00. My meeting is at 11:00, and it’s a 15 min. walk.”
Assistant: “No problem! Take the corporate electro scooter (Remark: This is not a usual “Italian scooter”, but the one like you used to have when you were a child!) and you will be up on that hill in no time!”
Me: “You must be kidding. Me staying straight on high heels in an Italian coat on the roller..By the way, how fast can it go?”
Assistant: “Up to 30 km/h!”
Me: “Give it to me right now!!! ”
In the previous articles, I already talked about mixed degrees and professions-dinosaurs. Now it is time to write more about professions, which I see in many highly technological companies, and which will become more popular with time.
Any idea about the future, which new technologies will bring? Innovations bring the fastest changes at the labour market we have ever seen. There are hundreds professions, which did not exist 5 years ago, such as Innovation Manager, Knowledge Manager, Digitalisation Executive, Blockchain Consultant etc. They all are the products of the new digital era. However, the most progressive industry digitalisation fair Hannover Messe showed last month, that there are many usual professions, which soon will not be needed anymore. Prepare yourself: the mid 21th century will force you to do more intellectual work and spend more time by the computer. Here are some professions, for which technologies have already found proper substitutes:
An episode form the Black Mirror coming true: what can be more exciting in the era of digitalisation? However, not everything looks so bright.
Already during the MoinBlockchain conference in Hamburg this year, I heard about different interconnected scoring systems, which may be implemented in European banks. People were thinking about connecting with Facebook, tracking the purchases..Nevertheless, how about a whole city? A country? What if your behaviour in the grocery store would affect your credit rating? What if your late work would positively affect your chances to rent a better flat? This experiment on the so-called “social credit” will take place in China:
(a short version with a video for non-native speakers)
(the whole version for native speakers)