Alain Locke (1885-1954), an essayist, professor, and, notably, the first Black Rhodes Scholar, was an only child, born to a postman and a schoolteacher from Philadelphia almost twenty-one years after the American Civil War.
Over sixty years have passed since a young Robert Zimmerman began making his mark on history, poetics, and culture. Still, much of the inspiration behind his poignant contributions remains mysterious, partly due to the artist’s secretive nature. His eclectic collection of records, books, and films makes him a platypus amongst aesthetic polymaths, eclipsing accomplished peers who’ve mastered multiple domains. But
Lady Margaret Lucas Cavendish’s futuristic novel, The Description of A New World Called The Blazing World, from 1666, has received renewed interest in recent years as feminist academics and other woke literary praetorians obsessed with their crusade of presentism, struggle to revise every page of the western canon. Their intent is not wholly without merit as the ambitious work by Cavendish had gone overlooked for centuries and delights this modern reader with illuminating descriptions of bizarre new worlds that predate some of today’s best science fiction. Many of her insights, although often coated with a generous layer of snark, remain fresh even four hundred years later.
Futurist Roy Amara says that “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.” In Tomorrow’s Jobs Today we interviewed over twenty of today’s most innovative business leaders, like Dr. Anand Rao, to offer solid perspective on where we are today with Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Block Chain, Privacy, and the Internet of Things, as well as a near-magical crystal ball into what tomorrow holds. One of those leaders was Dr. Anand Rao, Global AI Lead for PricewaterhouseCoopers
The big five – the internet of things, blockchain, big data, artificial and quantum computing. Those five technologies will transform every aspect of our lives, good or bad. If you want to start the next charity or the next big thing, you’d better be knowledgeable about these areas because although you might end up being a brain surgeon, you’re still probably going to need to understand one of these five. That would be number one.
If there’s one thing I admire the most among the younger members of our field, it is their dedication to recognizing the path that is the worthiest… to their colleagues, to the collections, to the world they work and live in.
For new graduates and those looking to make a big career transition, the reality of a continually shifting corporate landscape can feel almost paralyzing. It’s a universal issue that we find throughout the globe, including Africa, where men like Amb-Dr. Oyedokun Ayodeji Oyewole are working to helping young people succeed.
Coalitions of the willing have their limits. Governments at all levels can educate and work with their communities to raise awareness of the risks and mitigation strategies that should be considered. #foia #aiim #jointchiefs
The minute the patient walks in the door, you’ve got to let them tell their story. You can’t assume by looking at a person or looking at the data that you know what’s going on. #informatics #lacare #healthdata #data
ector of Privacy Compliance for CAPP, a privacy consultancy, and the co-author of Tomorrow’s Jobs Today: Wisdom And Career Advice From Thought Leaders In Ai, Big Data, Blockchain, The Internet Of Things, Privacy, And More. They discussed the impact of technology on a variety of careers and how individuals can prepare for that change.
This collection of in-depth profiles featuring Smart City CIOs, Data Protection Officers, Blockchain CEO’s, Informatics Doctors and other diverse, skilled professionals gives readers first-hand insight into what tomorrow’s jobs look like today.