Summary of The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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This visually engaging documentary renders the Fourth Industrial Revolution in broad strokes, through brief, eloquent interviews with visionaries and cutting-edge researchers. getAbstract recommends the video as a primer on the emerging industrial revolution and as essential viewing for anyone invested in social and technological change.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What technological, economic and social factors define the Fourth Industrial Revolution;
  • How this revolution affects you; and
  • What this revolution demands of individuals and society.
 

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History’s three industrial revolutions emerged from technologies such as the steam engine, electricity and computers. The nascent Fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing technology that will change “what it means to be human.” Through new combinations of “digital, physical and biological systems,” ...

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