Technologist Alex Howard recently interviewed MIT research professor Andrew McAfee about the future of employment and education.
Dont think all this is true? Go back and watch Watson pummel his opponents in the Jeopardy competition. Consider that driverless cars are just on the horizon, and the tremendous number of jobs that will be displaced in 10 years when this is mainstream. Think about how information brokers like travel agents, recommendation companies, news media, and encyclopedias have had their business models utterly disrupted.
While employment markets have transformed before, humans have always had one thing that could not be replicated: their brains. That's not nearly as unique as it use to be. Is this a crisis? Employment markets have indeed transformed before. But it is time to seriously reconsider what and how we are educating our youth.