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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages: Jobs lost, jobs gained

In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030. Building on our January 2017 report on automation, McKinsey Global Institute’s latest report, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation, assesses the number and types of jobs that might be created under different scenarios through 2030 and compares that to the jobs that could be lost to automation. What impact will automation have on work? What are possible scenarios for employment growth? Will there be enough work in the future? What will automation mean for skills and wages? How do we manage the upcoming workforce transitions? 1. Globally, we estimate that 250 million to 280 million new jobs could be created from the impact of rising incomes on consumer goods alone, with up to an additional 50 million to 85 million jobs generated from higher health and education spending. These investments could create up to ten million new jobs in the trendline scenario and up to ten million additional jobs globally in the step-up scenario. New jobs will be available, based on our scenarios of future labor demand and the net impact of automation, as described in the next section. The four factors just described combine to create different outlooks for the future of work in each country. In the step-up scenario, and considering the jobs in new occupations we cannot envision today, Japan’s net change in jobs could be roughly in balance. In scenarios in which some displaced workers take years to find new work, unemployment rises in the short to medium term. Digital talent platforms can foster fluidity, by matching workers and companies seeking their skills and by providing a plethora of new work opportunities for those open to taking them. Beyond retraining, a range of policies can help, including unemployment insurance, public assistance in finding work, and portable benefits that follow workers between jobs. We will all need creative visions for how our lives are organized and valued in the future, in a world where the role and meaning of work start to shift. Many companies are finding it is in their self-interest-as well as part of their societal responsibility-to train and prepare workers for a new world of work. Individuals, too, will need to be prepared for a rapidly evolving future of work. There will be demand for human labor, but workers everywhere will need to rethink traditional notions of where they work, how they work, and what talents and capabilities they bring to that work.

Keywords: [“work”,”job”,”automation”]
Source: https://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/future-of-organizations-and-work/what-the-future-of-work-will-mean-for-jobs-skills-and-wages

The Car Company Tycoon Game on Steam

Another year of Automation development comes to an end and we’re ending it with a big milestone release. Here comes the first open beta version of the Car Designer Revamp! Among other things, this means a complete overhaul of many of the game mechanics determining the car stats. The biggest changes were made to the secondary stats like Practicality, Utility, and Offroad, which received a complete rewrite and a lot more detail. The UI and user feedback has been improved as well, giving you more info on what areas for improvement could be. That is important, because with all these changes, including a complete rewrite of how the suspension tuning is handled, you need more information on what is going on in order to make better decisions. In this video update many of the changes are discussed and explained in some detail:https://youtu. Be/QDGmag2nBRQApart from this major overhaul, this update also prepares us for implementing the Lite Campaign V3 into the UE4 version. During the course of this update many changes have been made to make possible a car building AI, which indeed generates cars for every demographic throughout the years. At the moment of writing this it may not be the most competent yet and requires more fine tuning, but the basics are there and being able to just quickly regenerate the 1500-2000 cars you’re competing against in sandbox mode, is just so much better than hand-building them all over the course of a month… with a group of 10 people. The AI is an absolute necessity for any proper, dynamic campaign! At this stage the new version is still pretty rough and not all planned features are implemented, but will serve as a solid foundation for implementing the remaining features planned for this update, do balancing, and test for bugs the coming weeks, before embarking on the big task of bringing an epic campaign to UE4. The Kasai Quero S, by R-dJ. Please note that due to the massive changes to the car calculations and car data structures your old cars will not be compatible with this new version! BUT you will be able to switch back to the default branch without it breaking and there will still be your old cars. To get this latest version, you need to opt in to the open beta branch of the game. Do so by right-clicking the game in your Steam Library, Properties, Betas, select the openbeta branch – it doesn’t require any password.

Keywords: [“Car”,”changes”,”version”]
Source: http://store.steampowered.com/app/293760/Automation__The_Car_Company_Tycoon_Game/