People vs. robots and where the education system goes wrong

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Robots taking over from human beings is the number one futuristic idea that defies human imagination the most. But how worried should we effectively be?

Motherboard published an article (2014) from Jason Koebler titled ‘If Schools Don’t Change, Robots Will Bring On a ‘Permanent Underclass’: Report’.
A view on a topic that seems ever so relevant on the eve of the foundation of The School and its ideas.

If the education system doesn’t change to start pumping out technologically savvy, creative people as the rule, not the exception, the rise of robot workers is “certain to lead to an increase in income inequality, a continued hollowing out of the middle class, and even riots, social unrest, and/or the creation of a permanent, unemployable ‘underclass,'” the Pew report concludes.

We believe the education system should be less about memorized knowledge and more about the ability to be creative.

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  1. Sien

    04/05/2017 22:05

    Zo is dat 💛.