You Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs

12th Apr 2015

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” The i4j Innovation for Jobs Summits brings...

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and the Future of Work

10th Apr 2015

Pablo Picasso visited Henri Matisse fortnightly during the spring of 1946. Matisse was pleased to see him. Matisse was 76 and had endured arduous colon surgery. Much of his work...

What Does Education Have To Do With Innovation For Jobs?

09th Apr 2015

Finding the intersection of human and idea

03rd Apr 2015

As we reflect on the Innovation for Jobs Summit that brought together some brilliant minds from around the world, it highlighted the fact that ecosystems form an important part of shaping...

Square pegs, dodecahedral holes (part 2)

02nd Apr 2015

Following on from my previous post, a bit more about building roles that suit people’s skills, rather than forcing them into boxes that might not be the right shape for them.

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

01st Apr 2015

By David Nordfors / Originally published by TechCrunch  It’s a popular sport nowadays, discussing if tech is going to kill or create jobs. The answer is simple if you ask...

Square pegs, dodecahedral holes (part 1)

01st Apr 2015

How did you get the job you’ve got? What other kinds of jobs could you get? Skills, education and employment don't necessarily operate in the lock-step we imagine them to.

Take Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015

31st Mar 2015

by Nilofer Merchant The middle class in the United States is no longer the world’s wealthiest; its share of national income (US) has fallen and related wages are stagnant. According...

i4j DC Paris: How To Disrupt Unemployment

28th Mar 2015

By i4j Chairs Vint Cerf and David Nordfors “HOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT” i4j DC OCTOBER 13-14 2014 the national academy of sciences, washington dc, u.s. organizers: vint cerf and david...

Putting America Gainfully Back to Work

28th Mar 2015

by Nick Ellis (via SingularityHub) Years ago, my brother, Matt, explained to me that there are three ways to push out the productivity curve: technology, capital, or people. When we...