Innovation for Jobs

Innovation for Jobs

David Nordfors

You Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs

By David Nordfors / April 12, 2015 / Comments Off on You Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs
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“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 https://i4j.info brings together innovative leaders in creating shared language across silos, enabling stakeholders and change agents to disrupt unemployment. What are your hopes and fears about the … Read moreYou Won’t Be Automated: Innovation for Jobs

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What Does Education Have To Do With Innovation For Jobs?

By David Nordfors / April 9, 2015 / Comments Off on What Does Education Have To Do With Innovation For Jobs?
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The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

By David Nordfors / April 1, 2015 / Comments Off on The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market
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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 me. If we care more about tasks than about people, then tech will replace people. If we care more about people than about tasks, then … Read moreThe Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market

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Take Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015

By David Nordfors / March 31, 2015 / Comments Off on Take Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015
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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 to the Center for American Progress, the cost of middle class “security”—child care, higher education, health care—is growing. In 12 short years costs increased by … Read moreTake Aways from the Innovation for Jobs Summit, 2015

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i4j DC Paris: How To Disrupt Unemployment

By David Nordfors / March 28, 2015 / Comments Off on i4j DC Paris: How To Disrupt Unemployment
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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 nordfors, google / iiij i4j PARIS SEPTEMBER 6 2014 u.s. embassy, hotel de talleyrand, paris, france organizers: stefano scarpetta and david nordfors, oecd / iiij … Read morei4j DC Paris: How To Disrupt Unemployment

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Putting America Gainfully Back to Work

By David Nordfors / March 28, 2015 / Comments Off on Putting America Gainfully Back to Work
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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 increase productivity, we increase wealth. However, when we discuss how these three forces impact the labor market, we often focus singularly on how technology either … Read morePutting America Gainfully Back to Work

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The Wildly Ambitious Future of the Job Search

By David Nordfors / March 24, 2015 / Comments Off on The Wildly Ambitious Future of the Job Search
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Rick Wartzman – Fortune Magazine : “Still, there is palpable excitement at the prospect of a more transparent and fluid job market. Google’s Vint Cerf, widely considered one of the “fathers of the Internet,” envisions a massive databank that showcases people’s unique strengths, allowing employers to pull in just the right folks to tackle any task. … Read moreThe Wildly Ambitious Future of the Job Search

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Innovation Means New Shared Language

By David Nordfors / March 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Innovation Means New Shared Language
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By David Nordfors With all innovations come new words and stories. It can be a product name, a story about what the innovation does, experiences of using it, and so on. Many may see this as an effect of the innovation. But let’s think of the new words and stories as a part of the … Read moreInnovation Means New Shared Language

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Curt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit

By David Nordfors / March 3, 2015 / Comments Off on Curt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit
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by Curt Carlson, Founder and CEO of  Practice of Innovation. The original post is available here. David Nordfors & Vint Cerf From around the world sixty invited experts on areas of innovation gathered at Google yesterday at the “Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Conference.”  The conference co-chairs were David Nordfors (founder and director of the center for Innovation Journalism) and Vint Cerf (“father” … Read moreCurt Carlson’s Comments on the i4j Innovation for Jobs Ecosystem Summit

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Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?

By David Nordfors / February 25, 2015 / Comments Off on Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?
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Where Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data? Or Sustainable Growth and Work in the Era of Cloud and Big Data: Will Escaping the Commodity Trap Be our Undoing? Prepared for New American Economy Project Roosevelt Institute January 2015 John Zysman Professor Department of Political Science BRIE/Berkeley Roundtable on … Read moreWhere Will Work Come from in the Era of the Cloud and Big Data?

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