Silicon Collar: an optimistic perspective on humans, machines and jobs

Vinnie Mirchandani August 15, 2019

Silicon Collar: an optimistic perspective on humans, machines and jobs Vinnie Mirchandani Never before have people had such a broad choice of occupations and the opportunity to try on so many employment hats over the course of a career Never before have so many technologies converged that are making jobs safer, smarter, speedier And yet while it should be a Golden Era for the workplace, there is extreme pessimism in many quarters about dystopian, jobless fNever before have people had such a broad choice of occupations and the opportunity to try on so many employment hats over the course of a career Never before have so many technologies converged that are making jobs safer, smarter, speedier And yet while it should be a Golden Era for the workplace, there is extreme pessimism in many quarters about dystopian, jobless futures Meanwhile, the job economy is dysfunctional, with millions of unfilled employment vacancies combined with a restless, fearful, even angry workforce The book looks at how automation machine learning, robotics, unmanned autonomous vehicles, white collar bots, exoskeletons is changing the nature of work in over 50 settings in accounting firms, on the basketball court, in banks, on the battlefront, in digital agencies, in the oil patch, in RD labs, on shop floors, in wineries, in the warehouse and many The conclusion we are no longer white, blue or brown collar workers we are all Silicon Collar workers since technology is reshaping all our workplaces Tackling this complex weave of forces, Mirchandani blends several distinct voices in this book the innovation enthusiast, industrial historian, and policy analyst Assembling a vast collection of voices, examples, and perspectives , he catalogs in detail the amazing human machine matrix for jobs that are being transformed by technologies spanning the gamut from handsomely compensated basketball players to much modest garbage collectors He next turns historian and looks at automation over decades in the grocery industry, in the automobile industry, in knowledge work, at the US Postal Service among other sectors He finds evolution, not revolution and uses that to confront the pessimism about jobs coming out of academia and politicians With his analyst hat he looks at how employers, regulators, unions, and workers have all confused the labor economy He concludes we should not be worried about machines We should be far worried about man made damage The end result is an optimistic read on the changing nature of work, a celebration of outstanding workers, and the machines which are making them even better.

Silicon Collar: an optimistic perspective on humans, machines and jobs Vinnie Mirchandani

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