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    Digitalisation and Robotics in the New Workplace

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    START DATE 16 January 2017
    START TIME 04:00pm
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    W241, Williams Building, Middlesex University, the Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT

    END DATE 16 January 2017
    END TIME 05:30pm

    Professor Martin Upchurch introduces this seminar on digital labour, robotics and AI

    This Interdisciplinary Labour Studies Seminar will be introduced by Professor Martin Upchurch, Professor of Human Resource Management at Middlesex University.

    The presentation will be framed by an historical overview of technology at work, and the question 'Is digitalisation different'?' will be examined. In posing the question the speaker will critically assess theoretical frameworks which suggest that digital labour is free or immaterial, and that advances in robotics and AI (Artificial Intelligence) herald the threshold of technological singularity.

    Free to attend but please register your interest at our Facebook event

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