By 2030, Keynes wrote, we should all be working 15 hours a week at full time wages (not pro rata). The question why haven’t we got there yet? I answered in a previous […]
Essays in AI looks at how new technology, automation and artificial intelligence might change our lives for the worse. It’s a compilation book of various essays and articles I’ve written on the topic over the years. Although it’s quite short, each essay packs a punch!
An estimated 90% of large companies are using automated software to read and respond to resumes. From tracking software that reads a resume looking for keywords, to automated emails, phone interviews and skills testing – companies […]
Over the last few decades, the Western world has had an increasingly specialised workforce, with workers trained in narrow skills, for increasingly narrow positions. However, the more narrow our jobs have become, […]
At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. The growth in the number of people […]
My first game of Candy Crush reminded me of my first experience with a slot machine. Both offered the same enticements: escapism, a bit of fun, and crudely simple gameplay. Candy Crush […]
A friend recently attended a graduate career seminar and was told by an anonymous investment banker: “I don’t care if you’re a terrorist on the weekend, as long as you make me […]