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Future of Work

This community of practice delves into the contemplation of the future of work in the age of AI-augmentation and rapid digital advancement. As the modern workplace undergoes profound transformation, scholars and practitioners convene to address the myriad challenges and opportunities that lie on the horizon. This intellectual forum explores subjects such as remote work, workforce diversity, talent management, digital reskilling, and the impact of automation on tomorrow’s workplaces. Participants explore the strategies for organizational leaders and individuals to navigate the evolving realm of work with dexterity and foresight.

May 7

Leading with AI: Exploring Business and Technology Frontiers

8:30 am - 7:30 pm In Person Event
Hosted by Harvard Business School and Digital Data Design Institute at Harvard Join us to explore AI’s profound impact on the world today and how it is reshaping the future of business and society. This conference will examine the business implications, ethical considerations, and regulatory practices related to AI, and will offer frameworks for encouraging […]

Scientific Talent Leaks Out of Funding Gaps

In the recent paper “Scientific Talent Leaks Out of Funding Gaps,” Wei Yang Tham from the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard, along with Joseph Staudt and Bitsy Perlman of the US Census Bureau, and Stephanie Cheng of Edgeworth Economics, highlight the pivotal role of sustained funding in fostering the growth of future scientists.

Mar 28

Getting the Ethics of AI Right: A Discussion of Case Studies and Recommendations for a Way Forward

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT Virtual Event / Zoom
This event will explore the ethics of AI by delving into the intricate balance between technological advancement and ethical responsibility. Our guest contributor, Alberto Chierici, Ph.D. will guide us through an exploration of some of the existential questions and moral dilemmas posed by artificial intelligence and how they impact society, governance, and individual rights. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the ethical considerations necessary for the responsible development and deployment of AI technologies.

Insight: Are Automation and Robotization Changing How We Value Our Careers?

Work, the workforce, and the workplace is subjected to constant disruption primarily as a result of advancements in technology. Weather it is the impact of robotization to manual work or the disruption of knowledge-based work as a result of software-enabled innovation, career values are being redefined to accommodate for the evolving nature of work. This begs many questions, most importantly, the short and long-term implications of such advancements in technology to the concept of work as we ‘used’ to know it and by extension the values we associate with our careers. Using a novel data of resumes from 16 million individuals in the United States, this research study shades light on the existential question of technological disruption to the labor market and impact on career values.

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