Get Smart … or be left behind.
During the winter this year, I spent a significant amount of time researching developments in technology and the impacts those advancements are having on our society. In all realms of human activity from medical science to how we work, communicate and produce - technology is changing and will continue to change our patterns of behavior. One consistent theme woven through most of these articles or news stories has been humanity’s increasing reliance upon technology for our very existence. Developed nations have embraced technological advancements, to the point where we have great difficulty conducting our day to day lives without them. Imagine a week without your smart-phone or tablet by your side?
3. What skills do I need to be productive in a society that is valuing consumption less, conservation more and knowledge as currency?