David Lee. Why jobs of the future won't feel like work.

Watch the video and then go back and fill in these notes:


According to Forrester Research how many jobs might disappear over the next 10 years?

What big change in jobs happened in America from 1870 to 1970?

What big change in jobs happened in America from 1950 to 2010?

How long will we have to adjust to the next big change in jobs in America?

What are 2 problems with narrowly defined jobs?

What kinds of new jobs need to be created?

Give examples of tasks that robots are good at and tasks that humans are good at.

What work does the speaker suggest that we give to robots first?
What advice does Harry Davis at the University of Chicago offer?

How can a job title limit people?

What is something that people do, that machines do not that allow us to be creators and innovators?

When are we the most motivated to dig into a problem and create change?

Describe something that frustrates you that you would like to change.

How does the speaker suggest that we robot-proof our jobs as leaders?

What talents do you have that could be used to create a better tomorrow?

Do some research on your own.

Find a robot that does work as each of the jobs below and cite your source. Is it a real robot? How do you know?

  picture (resize to make it small) URL (website address) Describe how you know this is a real robot
interact with children      
drive a vehicle      
deliver something to people (pizza, food, mail, medicine, etc.)