The British Academy recently brought together a panel of experts in robotics, economics, retail and sociology to talk about how technology is reshaping our working lives. This review summarises their thoughts on the role of automation in the workplace now and in the future, and argues for the need to recalculate the value we place on tasks within society.
This editorial introduces the themes of post-truth and post-work, which a range of artists and thinkers will be tackling during Charlotte Webb's guest editorial role in April and May. Their writings are understood as moments of corrective doubt - opportunities to speculate about issues of truth and labour, and to proceed as artists should: by imagining alternative realities and evolving conceptual, aesthetic and practical ways to inhabit them.
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