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What is 4th Industrial Revolution

Mainstreaming Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as Future Workplace Ethics
Started at the turn of the century and is dominated by the digital revolution. It is not just about intelligent and connected machines, but a much larger scope. It is about the merging of these technologies and their interaction across the physical, digital, and biological domains that make this revolution completely different from previous industrial revolutions.
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Homo Precarious: Lifelong Learning as Social Control
Georgios Dourgkounas (Hellenic Open University, Greece)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-3657-8.ch007
The aim of this study is to present an alternative approach to lifelong learning that contradicts the prevailing political rhetoric and highlights the role of lifelong learning as a mechanism to subjugate and control subjects, with the aim of increasing the profitability of companies and employers. Particular attention is paid to the ideological content of the concept of lifelong learning, to the way in which lifelong learning functions as a form of biopower, and to its connection with the emergence of a new ‘dangerous' class of the precariat.
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Key Challenges Faced When Preserving Records in Traditional Councils During the 4th Industrial Revolution
Refers to a transformative period characterised by the convergence of digital, physical, and biological technologies, leading to significant and profound changes in various aspects of society, economy, and industry.
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Humans Need Not Apply: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, and the Future of Work
This idea suggests that today's stage of technological innovation is characterized by the continual and increasing integration and synthesis of technologies and technological ideas in ways that alter current understandings about the relationships between the physical world, digital technologies and human biology.
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