What does this mean for our students currently spending thousands of dollars (or other currencies) for an education through whatever University? Unfortunately today’s Universities are ill-equipped in embracing the future of work, leaving millions of students jobless once they graduate.
“The solution to the problem may lie in the technology that created the problem in the first place. This communications environment that has arisen in the last 4 years is starting to change the way in which education works. Massive online open courses are an example of something we can do in the online world that would be very hard to do if you had to show up in a classroom somewhere.” – Vint Cerf
Soon we’ll be creating things without the cost of resources or the fear of losing profits, due to a self-replenishing dynamic in our technological innovations. Technologies like 3D printing will finally liberate us from the highly monotonous labor we’ve been forced to endure for centuries.