Taking Action Now for An Increasingly Automated Future
9 May 2022
Recently, Elon Musk announced plans for the Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot that stands 5 feet, 8 inches tall. Musk said the robot “probably won’t work.” I hope he is wrong.
Many people have an adverse reaction to discussions of automation and artificial intelligence. While I understand those fears, I believe we need to embrace automation. In fact, let’s put our foot on the gas — or set the autonomous electric vehicle at max speed. But as we accelerate toward automation, we must reposition our workforce for a successful journey.
The way businesses in the industrial sector approach hiring new employees has changed. Companies can no longer rely on posting a job ad and sitting back to wait for resumes to flood in. With unemployment rates at an all-time low after the advent of the Great Resignation, the best candidates...
Governments, owners, investors, and consumers are demonstrating a steady commitment to net-zero, carbon-neutral, and other goals, with a focus on replacing fossil-based energy systems with renewable energy sources. Who is going to do the work of bringing us this new future? If you’re in the global energy sector…you are...
Driving Into An Electric Vehicle FutureMay 4 2022
It seems like the ultimate good-news story. The shift toward electric vehicles will greatly improve the long-term climate health of the planet. It’ll improve human health, too, by reducing pollution. It’ll create thousands of jobs in new industries, with new manufacturing operations lifting local economies. What’s not to like?...