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Some mind blowing numbers

That e-commerce is growing is no surprise, nor that Amazon is the biggest e-commerce player in the US yet, looking at the expected sales for the coming Prime Day (October 13/14), I cannot help but being amazed by the estimated sales: almost 10 billion $ worldwide and over 6 billion …

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Digital Transformation: Impact on jobs – VII

As AR and VR become the bridge linking the cyberspace to the physical space and an integral tool in several professions. As any sophisticated tool they require specific training and in particular the acquisition of skill -through experience- in moving in between the cyberspace and the physical space. Any lay …

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Digital Transformation: Impact on jobs – VI

jo Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, more and more, are becoming the tools to access the cyberspace. As more and more data are available and artificial intelligence/data analytics dig into these data creating new ones the complexity of the information exceeds the analytical capability of the single worker, yet this …

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Digital Transformation: Impact on Jobs – III

In March 2019 the OECD published a report “Preparing for the changing Nature of Work in the Digital Era” analysing the various impacts of digitalisation on current work activities. It pointed out that 14% of jobs may disappear as processes and activities (particularly “white collar” activities) move to the cyberspace …

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Pervasive AI in Industry 4.0

I recently re-read the interview given by Henrik von Scheel (considered to be the inventor of the concept of Industry 4.0) back in 2018, one and half year ago and stopped reflecting on its validity now. The name of Industry 4.0 was actually a marketing label for a report prepared …

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AR market gets a boost from pandemic

Augmented Reality is … real. there are now plenty of applications like: Surgery training and surgery assistance. Companies like Medacta are releasing tools and platforms to deliver AR (and VR) to surgeons and training students. Just few days ago the first knee replacement surgery was successfully completed using AR to …

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Planning for the new World – II

Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution We are already in the path of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the one characterised by a merging of the physical, digital and -at least for some- biological world. Personally I tend to limit the characterisation to the merging of physical and digital leaving the merging …

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So many Big Brothers… IV

Entertainment It used to be the national television and radio programs and the providers new basically nothing about me (the state, in Italy, knew you had a television set because they charged you an annual “tax” on that). Now, I subscribe to Netflix, to Apple TV, to Amazon Prime, and …

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