Ideas from and on a connected world

Ideas from and on a connected world

Ideas from and on a connected world

"Ideas worth spreading,” the TED Institute regularly invites experts to talk about the latest trends in technology, education, and design. Here are six clips on the subject of Industry 4.0 that nobody with an interest in technology should miss:

 

Are jobs disappearing?

Augie Picado, country manager of UPS in Mexico, takes stock of the global trade situation and makes the case for the economic benefits of globalization.

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Driverless

Wanis Kabbaj, UPS logistics expert, paints a future scenario of how transport and logistics will function in a world of autonomously driven vehicles.

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The next revolution

New digital technologies are rapidly changing production and processes. Consulting expert Oliver Scalabre explains the huge effect this is having on employment, productivity, and growth.

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Robot colleagues

Independently functioning robots are performing a growing number of tasks in industry, and working hand in hand with people. Markus Lorenz, partner at Boston Consulting, discusses how machines will alter our daily (working) lives.

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The big crisis

In 2030 there will be more jobs in all major economies than workers available to do them. Expert Rainer Strack explains what this means for the global economy.

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An interview with a visionary

On earth, Tesla founder Elon Musk is a key player in the movement away from fossil fuel toward the age of e-mobility. Yet the world is by no means enough for someone like him. He now has his sights set on Mars. Anyone wishing to understand what makes Musk tick should read this interview.

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