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Canon camera factories to phase out all human workers.
In an effort to cut costs, Canon Inc. has announced they are working towards full automation of digital camera production. The move is likely to be completed by 2015.
While many human jobs will be replaced by robots, a company spokesman maintains that workers won’t be made redundant and can be transferred to different work, although it’s not clear exactly what that would be.
Welcome to the future of work (by Grind)
Grind is a 22nd century platform that helps talent collaborate
in a new way: outside the system.
It’s a members-only workspace and community dedicated to taking all of the frustrations of working the old way and pulverizing them to a dust so fine it actually oils the wheels of the machine
Where the study really gets interesting is when it comes to students’ workplace expectations — or rather, the expectation that they won’t be in the workplace. More than 60% say they have a right — not just a desire, but a right — to work from home on a flexible schedule. Some 70% say coming into the office regularly is unnecessary. That’s despite the fact that only a quarter of students are willing to say working from home makes them more productive.
This trend is one example of the exploding factory I use talk about in my speeches. In combination with the increase in free agents and open source kind of value creating, the offices and factory floors will soon be deserted places - a reminiscence of the era of factory.
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P A Martin Börjesson
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