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What will the workforce of the future look like, and how can we accelerate the transformation of institutions, organizations, and human skills to keep up with the quickening pace of digital innovation? 

How can we harness the remarkably fine-grained, real-time data now available to answer age-old questions and identify new opportunities? 

What new business models are made possible by digitization? How can entrepreneurs more quickly implement these models in ways that create widespread benefits for all?

How do new technologies and new means of social interaction impact productivity, consumer demand, political mobilization, and public health?

MIT IDE Inclusive Innovation Challenge

We award over one million dollars to global entrepreneurs using technology to drive economic opportunity for workers. The 3rd Annual IIC is a global tournament launching in five regions — Europe, Latin America, North America, Africa, and Asia — in March 2018.

tl;dr: yes. But you should read/watch the whole thing, because Kahneman is fantastic. Bonus content here = excellent happiness advice!

Andrew McAfee

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