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5 Simple Tips To Help You Survive The 4th Industrial Revolution
The 4th industrial revolution is here, and it is completely transforming the way we live and work. This new world is fuelled by data and internet connected devices that are capable of collecting and processing ever-growing amounts of information.
Smartphones, digital cameras, sensors and social media now create more information than ever before. In fact, over the past 18 months we have created more data than in all of prior human history combined. More hours of YouTube videos are now uploaded every three minutes than all Hollywood studios produce in a whole year.
This explosion of data is changing how we work and what jobs are going to be available in the future. Data is the raw material that enables automation, smarter ways of working and artificial intelligence. A study out of Oxford University suggests that as much as 35 percent of all the jobs in the U.K. could be at risk of automation inside the next 20 years.
It is important for everyone, in every job and every industry, to consider the implications of this new transformation and how it will change their job and employment prospects over the coming years. Here are a few tips that will help you stay ahead of the pack and survive the data tsunami.
Get a job in data
Today, data is one of the most important resources for any business but there is a problem: We are seeing big shortage in people with the skills to turn that data into insights and value. It is therefore not surprising that working in data science was not only voted as the best job in 2016 but has been referred to in the Harvard Business Review as the sexiest job of the 21st century. High salaries, great career opportunities and flexible working all make this an attractive field to work in….
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