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Automation, Ai and New Industrial Strategies

Synopsis
Three online lectures about the digital transition we are currently living through and how it is different from previous technological transitions. The lectures are aimed primarily to those with a strong interest in economics, the geopolitics of technology, big data, AI, industrial automation and the future of work.
Talks include:

-The German Experience with Industry 4.0 and the Country’s Nascent Approach to Artificial Intelligence (by Philipp Staab, visiting Professor of Technology Studies at the University of St. Gallen, and researcher at the institute for the history and future of work in Berlin).

-Automation, AI and New Industrial Strategies: The Chinese Perspective (by Yun Wen, Senior Economist at Infinitesum Modelling Inc.).

-Labour vs Infocapitalism? (by Paul Mason, visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Wolverhampton).

The presentations were recorded at the DECODE symposium/consortium of 2018 in Barcelona. Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme, DECODE is a multidisciplinary EU project about data sovereignty.
Language
English
Country
Spain
Year of release
2018
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Economics; Technology
Keywords
artificial intelligence; automation; China; data security; employment; Germany; industrial development; political debate; working conditions; data exchange

Online availability

URI
https://vimeo.com/306800186#t=3928s
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Contributor
Paul Mason; Philipp Staab; Yun Wen

Publisher

Name

DECODE Project

Email
info@decodeproject.eu
Web
https://www.decodeproject.eu/ External site opens in new window
Address
Europe-wide consortium

Distributor

Name

Vimeo

Web
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