As we rush into the era of data analytics, big data, and personal tracking devices every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later.
So next time people are talking about big data, how it will change our ability to see things, and that all this information will increase our potential knowledge, know that it’s sort of true.
Read Terms of Service: understanding our role in the World of Big Data by Michael Keller and Josh Neufeld. It’s a comic book that gives some history on how internet and data privacy (or lack of concern for it) has developed politically and legally.
When the advance of human augmentation reaches a certain point, we’re going to have to start figuring out the new work and how to pay people whose work is mostly done by machine.