Section Six - Additional materials
Videos, exercises, books, games, papers and so on (updated regularly)
Additional materials for section one - future literacy
- An article on Science Blog of the University of Southern California that researches the science of predicting.
- The website of Hanze University on future literacy;
- Article on Medium about future literacies.
A video of people that could really predict the future. Or did they create the future? (19 minutes):
Always fun: 25 times cartoons predicted the future correctly (15 minutes):
Additional materials for section two - No more jobs
The iconic YouTube clip: Humans Need Not Apply (15 minutes):
The rise and fall of Baxter on Wired.
John Oliver on automation (20 minutes):
Or John Oliver on e-commerce (20 minutes):
Kurzgesagt on why automation is different this time:
A link to the YouTube channel of the amazing robots of Boston Dynamics.
A website of the BBC where you can check if your job will be automated.
The TEDx Talk of MIT's Andrew McAfee from 2012 (14 minutes). How was he at predicting? You can also buy the book.
Additional materials for section three - plenty of jobs
The website of Youseum, an Instagram museum.
In this 18 minute TEDx Talk, David Autor explores the question why are there still so many jobs:
An article in Wired, claiming that robots will not take our jobs.
The essay of David Graeber on bullshit jobs.
Additional materials for section four:
Kurzgesagt explains UBI in 10 minutes:
Rutger Bregman explains UBI in a TED Talk (15 minutes):
Article in Forbes why UBI means Universal Bad Idea.
James Bloodworth explains why the gig economy is a scam (18 minutes):
A list of predictions that went wrong.
Additional materials for section five - storytelling
The book Ethical IT Innovation.
This great piece on design fiction (Aeon) and meat eating robots.