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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.

The Eco-Digital Era: The dual transition to a sustainable and digital economy

The Digital Value Lab at Digital Data Design Institute, in collaboration with Capgemini Research Institute, unveils a joint research initiative poised at the intersection of innovation and value creation in the burgeoning eco-digital economy. This comprehensive research paper navigates through the transformative impact of generative AI, digital twins, edge computing, immersive technologies, quantum computing, and […]

Certifying LLM Safety Against Adversarial Prompting

Large language models (LLMs) released for public use incorporate guardrails to ensure their output is safe, often referred to as “model alignment.” The study presented by Chirag Agarwal Chirag Agarwal , Suraj Srinivasan Suraj Srinivasan , Himabindu Lakkaraju, Aounon Kumar, and Aaron Jiaxun Li, along with University of Maryland colleague Soheil Feizi, investigates a novel […]

Who is AI Replacing?

How will the release of generative AI tools affect freelance jobs that require different skills or software? Research from Ozge Demirci Ozge Demirci , along with colleagues Jonas Hannane from the German Institute for Economic Research and Xinrong Zhu from Imperial College Business School, examines the impact of generative AI technologies like ChatGPT and image-generating […]

The Uneven Impact of Generative AI on Entrepreneurial Performance

There is a growing belief that scalable and low-cost AI assistance can improve firmdecision-making and economic performance. However, running a business involvesa myriad of open-ended problems, making it hard to generalize from recent studiesshowing that generative AI improves performance on well-defined writing tasks. Research from Rem Koning Rem Koning and Rowan Clarke, along with colleagues […]

Being Together in Place as a Catalyst for Scientific Advance

The COVID-19 pandemic forced widespread social distancing, affecting every aspect of society, including universities. Face-to-face interactions, crucial for sparking innovative ideas and collaborations, were replaced by video conferences, raising concerns about the impact on scientific knowledge and discovery. As organizations adopt hybrid or fully remote work models, questions arise about the “death of distance” in […]

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