Marie Michael Library

Future of Work

Future of Work online course, September 23 – December 9, 2020

Week 1: Introductory Resources

Week 2: The History of Work

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Week 3: The History of Workers

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Week 4: Current Context: Opportunities and Challenges

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Week 5: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Deep Learning

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Week 6: The Internet of Things & Augmented / Virtual Reality

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Week 7: Advanced Robotics & 3D Printing

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Week 8: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

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Week 9: Business Perspectives and Community Responses to Future of Work and Workers

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Week 10: Role of Governments and Education Institutions in shaping and influencing the Future of Work and Workers

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Week 11: Towards a Just Transition

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Organizations

  • Atlantic Blockchain Company (ABC), based in Halifax, NS, encourages the adoption of Blockchain technology.
  • Bitcoin explorer, Blockchain provides current market statistics.
  • EverLedger is an independent technology company that helps businesses share asset information using secure technologies, including blockchain, AI and IoT.
  • Givetrack leverages blockchain technology to revolutionize philanthropy.