Why 2040 specifically? Twenty years from now, Gen Z and millennials will be fully incorporated into the workplace, while Gen X will be stepping back. In many ways, the world of 2040 will look very different, thanks to shifting demographics, climate change, and the widespread adoption of technologies that track and automate every aspect of our daily lives. … [Read more...] about This is what our working lives will look like in 2040
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But out of all the apps on this list, these apps, understandably, may not be practical for people to delete from their phones due to their livelihoods, in part, depending on them. So if you can’t delete these apps, at least consider setting their notifications to shut off after 6 p.m. Or better yet, download them on a separate mobile device dedicated to work, like another smartphone or tablet, that you won’t have at your side all evening and on weekends. … [Read more...] about 27+ smartphone apps you should delete in 2020
That may be a noble goal, but Worksmart could also be a dream tool for a nosy, micro-managing boss. Tryba grudgingly concedes the possibility that someone will go overboard, but essentially says that the market will sort it out. If a boss drives employees crazy, they can quit. Furthermore, employees opt in to monitoring, he says, when they agree to take the job. He also frames monitoring by Worksmart as a fair price for the ability to work remotely. By 2040, working from the cloud could be the norm. “I don’t believe that my kids will even be looking in [specific] cities for jobs,” Tryba says. … [Read more...] about In 20 years, your boss may track your every glance, keystroke, and heartbeat
It isn’t meant to be apocalyptic, either. It may show the end of the world as we currently know it, and highlight the challenges that are certainly in store in the future, but the apartment is also a depiction of family life and perseverance. “We’re talking about multispecies cohabitation,” Jain says. “We’re talking about humility and deep resourcefulness and imagination.” Ardern notes that there are “drawings on the wall from a happy child,” though at least one is a drawing of “everyday life in a flooded city.” Still, it’s proof that generations have survived. … [Read more...] about Step inside an apartment from the climate change-ravaged future
With the right action, leading to a more balanced human existence with the natural world, the Anthropocene could be downgraded from an epoch to a shorter “age” that’s still part of the Holocene. “The Greater Holocene actually is politically and economically necessary for humanity,” Keats says. “I don’t see how humans can survive in the Anthropocene, if the Anthropocene is an epoch potentially on the order of millions of years.” … [Read more...] about Are you ready to join the fight against the coming of the Anthropocene?