Globalisation has opened up doors to our lives in the modern era, in ways which were unimaginable for most people. Now it has taken on humanity with such a force, the phenomenal leads much thought and discussion; especially when predicting its consequences.
Gratton argues here, of the disappearing jobs- in particular, the ‘middle-wage’ jobs, which are being wiped out and replaced by technological sources and online resources. As a child I remember talking about robots with my mother and her telling me that one day they will be ruling the world and replacing all forms of manual labour. Having recently read an article on a restaurant in China, which is fully-dependant on robots, my mothers predictions were confirmed. This remarkable, yet frightening concept leaves us wondering whether globalisation is as great as it seems? Have we got too far ahead - technologically with life?