When people think of robots, the image that comes to mind is of machines – sometimes in humanoid form – doing manual labour, and sometimes even behaving in something like a human way. The real changes in the world of work, though, are due to something less visible and more pervasive – the rise of connectivity. Connectivity is the ability to link data and things, which in this case means machines and processes – and people too.
Life is about to get a lot smarter
Machines are starting to think for themselves. Instead of fearing for our jobs, we should look forward to a world with less drudgery in the workplace