Daily Management Review

In Thirty Years Human Beings Will Work Only 'Four Hour A Day', Predicts Jack Ma


06/29/2017


Automation to answer people’s demand in the future, leaving more free time for humans.



In Thirty Years Human Beings Will Work Only 'Four Hour A Day', Predicts Jack Ma
Jack Ma could very well be the epitome of benefiting from globalization. He was “trained as a teacher”, while co-founding Alibaba, the “e-commerce platform” in the year of 1999, has now made him a billionaire.
 
According to Jack Ma’s predictions, humans are about to benefit further in the future from “drastically shorter workweeks”. The business claims that in about next thirty years’ time:
“…people [will] only work four hours a day and maybe four days a week. My grandfather worked 16 hours a day in the farmland and [thought he was] very busy. We work eight hours, five days a week and think we are very busy.”
 
Jack Ma’s predicted work hours In the year of are similar in nature of John Maynard Keynes’s prediction in the year of 1920, whereby the economist has said that within the coming century people will only work for “around 15 hours” a week while more and more “automation” will take care of “people’s material needs”.
 
In fact, Ma added that in the future people will explore numerous vacation destination adding “a far greater variety of places” in their travel agenda than today. In his words:
“Normal people visit, like, 30 places. Thirty years later, they will probably visit 300 places”.
 
Although, Ma sees a “painful” path that will lead us to the predicted future, as he said:
“[the] next 30 years is going to be painful.”
 
 
References:
www.cnbc.com







Science & Technology

A City Is Can Be Converted To A Living Organism, Showcases China’s Huawei

Workers Would Be Helped To Lift More By These Robotic Vests

British Parliament to assess impact of e-cigarettes

Wind energy will provide 30% of Europe's needs by 2030

A Major Platform For Artificial Intelligence Is Its Mobile Devices: Apple

Rumor: Apple will release a budget version of iPhoneX

With China Set To Dominate, 1 Billion Could Be Using 5G By 2023

Deutsche Telekom unveils next gen 5G mobile antennas in Europe

Diamonds are now the new gold

Expert Body Says Driving In A Driverless Car In An Inebriated Condition Or On Drugs Should Be Legalized

World Politics

World & Politics

Japan demands to lift embargo on food from Fukushima

Bernard Arnault clarifies on Le Monde’s “Paradise Paper” report

South Korea and the U.S. present a united front against the North Korean leadership

Europe is preparing an alternative to NATO

Ten smartest cities in the world

Parties of Germany seek a common ground to create a coalition

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian probe could see its first arrest today

Losing Steam Is North Korea’s Relationship With China – The Former’s Sole Ally