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On the website for a company named Iron Ox there is a job posting for a roboticist. It isn't so surprising — robotics is an in-demand skill — until you realize that Iron Ox is an agricultural company. They have a greenhouse in California staffed by robots that seed, water, and tend the plants.
Creig Lamb (Brookfield Institute)
The work world is changing, and not just speculatively. We're feeling the changes, on the ground, right now.
Creig Lamb is a Policy Advisor at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Creig wrote a report called Future-proof: Preparing young Canadians for the future of work.
While everyone will likely be impacted by automation in one way or another, there is one group that faces the most uncertainty, if only because they have most of their working lives still ahead of them.