Automation may take our jobs—but it’ll restore our humanity

“One implication of all this is that for humans to succeed in the AI-powered future, we need to double down on our humanity. Technical skills will no doubt remain important in the future of work, but as AI allows us to automate repetitive tasks across many industries, these will in many cases take a back seat to soft skills. Communication, emotional intelligence, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and cognitive flexibility will become the most sought-after abilities. To prepare for that future, we need to emphasize developing higher-order thinking and emotional skills.”

Automation may take our jobs—but it’ll restore our humanity
https://qz.com/1054034/automation-may-take-our-jobs-but-itll-restore-our-humanity/
via Instapaper