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Co-creating the future of work: Lessons from workplace automation

SECTION: Features

Co-creating the future of work: Lessons from workplace automation

What sociology and ethnography can teach us about designing the workplace technologies of tomorrow.

By Christine T. Wolf, April 2019

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The forgotten promise of technology

COLUMN: Letter from the editors

The forgotten promise of technology

By Okke Schrijvers, December 2016

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The future of work

COLUMN: INIT

The future of work

By Niloufar Salehi, December 2016

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Milestones in labor automation

DEPARTMENT: Milestones

Milestones in labor automation

By Jay Patel, December 2016

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Don't replace people. Augment them.

SECTION: Feature: Augmenting people

Don't replace people. Augment them.

If we let machines put us out of work, it will be because of a failure of imagination and the will to make a better future!

By Tim O'Reilly, December 2016

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Hybrid workplaces of the future

SECTION: Features: Augmenting people

Hybrid workplaces of the future

Are you ready to meet your new teammates?

By Ece Kamar, December 2016

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The hidden faces of automation

SECTION: Features: On demand labor

The hidden faces of automation

As we dream of automation, we always need people to calibrate and train what we automate. Automation has hidden human faces.

By Lilly Irani, December 2016

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Algorithmic bosses, robotic colleagues: toward human-centered algorithmic workplaces

SECTION: Feature: Designing the workplace of the future

Algorithmic bosses, robotic colleagues: toward human-centered algorithmic workplaces

We already know algorithms can make our lives and our work more efficient, but how can we go beyond that to create trustworthy, fair, and enjoyable workplaces in which workers can find meaning and continuously learn?

By Min Kyung Lee, December 2016

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The art and design of autonomous machines

The art and design of autonomous machines

Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea speaks at length about what it takes to build commercially viable robotic systems, the future of autonomous machines, the role humans will play in this future, and how we can best prepare for it.

By Nidhi Rastogi, Adrian Scoică, December 2016

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Staying in touch

DEPARTMENT: Updates

Staying in touch

By Claudia Schulz, December 2014

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