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As humankind advances, new technologies are supposed to enhance and improve our lives by broadening access to education, financial instruments and other tools, while also improving communication within our globalised society. These were the ideals that the founders of the internet shared, says American futurist, author, professor and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff.
The opportunities for growth in Africa’s insurance industry are huge despite recent economic and political uncertainty. The insurance industry has done well to adapt to continuous disruption, with technological advances now considered the most important global trend disrupting the industry.
Over the years it became clear that financial statements on their own did not tell the whole story of a company’s performance. Companies therefore started reporting on their environmental impacts, employee-related issues and corporate social responsibility issues.
Sixty-five percent of jobs that will exist in future, have not been created. Technology is changing faster than most can keep up with. Is it man against machine, or man working hand in hand with machines? With the hype around the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics, there is concern as to the impact on jobs and future careers.
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