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oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: The Changing Nature of Middle Class Work
The economy is changing in structural ways that affect not just the job market but the nature of work itself. If we ask, what is work?, the conventional answer is tasks that somebody will pay us to do. This is true, but it doesn't address why someone is willing to pay us. The answer is to create value. ... [ Skills, not Expertise. ] ...... As technology's ability to replace costly human labor moves from the factory floor to the service sector, the nature of middle class work is changing. [ IBM's company wide Pivot over +10 years from HW to Services and Software Company. With the accompanying downsizing. ] ... Jobs that can be learned in a few hours are prone to being replaced by machines. [...] The protected sectors beset by soaring costs (healthcare, higher education, major weaponry programs, finance, etc.) will undergo the creative destruction of technology-based productivity gains for the reason that they are already unaffordable, not just to households but to the nation.
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may 2014 by asterisk2a
Paper Dreams - A story by David Betteridge - YouTube
have to put yourself out there. Typical HR or typical application process would have never hired him. but people within the industry saw the guts he had to put his passion out for the world to see and judge, and people within the industry followed their guts and intuition to hire him, taking a shot. you have to take shoots. you you don't take shoots (like Michael Jordan talks about it) you will never win nor loose something. if you don't have something, what is stopping you to take shoots at your dreams? yourself, your fear ... to be judged, ... by basic bitches. << so many parts that connect to this story. this is a post boy story of the future and how the great things happening this way or in a similar way. << academia is way behind the curve. << the future of the world, people, economy, society, ... society first, economy will follow naturally ... to grow. ignore the basic bitches, ignore reality tv stars, ignore essex, the yellow press, glossy gossip magazines,
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