Stuart Hall: Employment in the 21st Century – Technology vs Humans

There is a greater concern regarding the future of employment today than there has been at any point in probably the last 100 years or more. The question is whether or not this concern is justified.

Since 2000, we have witnessed the acceleration of a technological revolution; a radical transformation more comprehensive and more encompassing than anything we have seen before. There is no question that technology is doing an increasing number of jobs traditionally undertaken by humans, and this trend is set not only to continue, but to do so at a faster pace affecting both workforce size and composition.