Innovation for Jobs

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Astro Teller at i4j: Innovation that Works Can’t Wait for Miracles

By Johnny Boston / April 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Astro Teller at i4j: Innovation that Works Can’t Wait for Miracles
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This film was created at the Mountain View 2015 i4j Conference. What are your hopes and fears about the future of meaningful work?

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How to Future-Proof the Workforce

By Tess Posner / March 23, 2015 / Comments Off on How to Future-Proof the Workforce
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By Tess Posner www.twitter.com/tessposner Amidst ongoing debate about the future of work and how technology is transforming the economy, I recently attended the Innovation for Jobs Summit (i4j)—a two-day intensive gathering at Google that brings together 50 leaders from business, tech, government, venture capital, and media to explore job creation and the future of the … Read moreHow to Future-Proof the Workforce

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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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Vint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET

By iiijadmin / November 26, 2014 / Comments Off on Vint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET
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  ‘New Narratives: Innovation for Jobs’ is a series by i4j (Innovation for Jobs) and the GPA exploring perspectives on important topics that will impact the future of work, jobs and employment. About i4j: (iiij.org/i4j) Innovation for Jobs conferences bring together individuals from the public and private sectors to discuss the changing economy. “We engage … Read moreVint Cerf: How ‘internetworking’ became THE INTERNET

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i4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment

By iiijadmin / November 22, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment
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“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 How can innovation  disrupt unemployment and create meaningful … Read morei4j DC Paris Report: How To Disrupt Unemployment

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Horizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language

By iiijadmin / November 8, 2014 / Comments Off on Horizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language
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We can not innovate faster than we can introduce new shared language. This is hard logics, it needs no analytics to be proven true. Because every innovation needs a name, so we can refer to it, a definition so that we know what it is (or isn’t) and a narrative so that we can relate to it. Otherwise … Read moreHorizontalism: Why Innovation is Becoming the Introduction of New Common Language

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Governments Need Policies Combining Innovation and Jobs

By iiijadmin / September 1, 2014 / Comments Off on Governments Need Policies Combining Innovation and Jobs
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This piece was written ahead of the i4j Paris Summit, co-organized by OECD, Google and IIIJ in September 2014. Governments need policies combining innovation and jobs, but it’s challenging to spend funds from employment budgets on innovation. Finance ministries want to know “when” and “how” the jobs will be created. Today, there are few models for … Read moreGovernments Need Policies Combining Innovation and Jobs

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PEW: AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

By iiijadmin / August 11, 2014 / Comments Off on PEW: AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs
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The Pew Institute has published a nice report on “AI, Robotics, and the  of Jobs”. The report is a long series of quotes by innovation gurus answering the question if AI and Robotics will be replacing jobs. The outcome is 50-50. It’s a good read. The narrative of innovation and jobs is finally taking off with rocket … Read morePEW: AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

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HOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT

By iiijadmin / July 23, 2014 / Comments Off on HOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT
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Some say all jobs may be automated. Perhaps next thing consumption will be automated, too, and then we are really in trouble. Seriously, something does not make sense with this way of thinking. Instead, innovation may disrupt unemployment. With a new mindset that appreciates the value of people, innovation can drive unemployment ‘out of business’. … Read moreHOW TO DISRUPT UNEMPLOYMENT

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i4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski

By David Nordfors / July 17, 2014 / Comments Off on i4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski
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“…we are entering an economy of relationships where we need trust and authentic relationships.” Jerry Michalski, Founder, Relationship Economy eXpedition (REX) Founder of REX (Relationship Economy eXpedition) Consumer mass market capitalism is not working 2008 financial crisis Resource limits The next system is an economy of relationships Need for trust and authentic relationships Sharing economy is … Read morei4j Menlo Park: Jerry Michalski

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