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Related News | August 10, 2020

The Workforce Is About to Change Dramatically

The Atlantic

In March, millions of Americans in mostly white-collar industries were thrust into a sudden experiment in working from home; here are 3 predictions for the future.

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Related News | July 8, 2020

How big cities became inequality machines

The Washington Post

Even without a profession, connections or education, cities were once the ultimate ticket to the middle class. For Black Americans, they're no longer a guarantee.

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Related News | June 10, 2020

Leading Foundations Pledge to Give More, Hoping to Upend Philanthropy

The New York Times, Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, Task Force of the Work of the Future Advisory Board Member

Five leading charitable foundations have pledged to increase their giving by $725 million in an unprecedented move to save the nonprofit sector.

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Related News | April 16, 2020

Students and teachers rely on MIT teaching and learning resources now more than ever

MIT News, Sanjay Sarma

MIT created platforms for higher education students, faculty, teachers, parents, K-12 students, while continuing to offer its existing online education resources.

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Related News | January 4, 2020

Do You Feel The Ground Shifting? Five Indicators That The Era Of Capitalism 2.0 May Be Closer Than You Think


Smaller, incremental changes aren’t understood in terms of potential long-term impact that they collectively represent, yet they can represent forward momentum.

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Related News | December 30, 2019

As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt

New York Post

At Amazon, machines should be taking the most mundane and physically strenuous tasks, in reality, they're also creating new forms of stress and strain.

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Related News | December 14, 2019

A tug-of-war over biased AI


Every major tech company now makes the necessary noise about "AI ethics" based on the mainstream idea that AI can replicate or amplify human prejudice.

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Related News | December 9, 2019

American Factories Demand White-Collar Education for Blue-Collar Work

The Wall Street Journal

For the first time, U.S. manufacturing workers with college degrees will soon outnumber those without, part of a shift to automation to increase factory output.

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Related News | December 8, 2019

Automation is 2020’s least understood issue


Examining automation, a sleeper issue of the 2020 presidential campaign, and how it shapes the U.S. economy, jobs, and friction between the haves and have-nots.

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Related News | December 6, 2019

We need new research hubs – but not on the coasts. Here’s how we get them.

The Washington Post - Opinion

Our geographic opportunity gap is stark; growing wider by the day, a result of how we have chosen, commercially, socially, geographically, to develop technology.

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