Digital disruption: STEM graduates and more regulation not the answer

"A complacent government could easily adopt a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the effects of technology on our economy, but a report from the Productivity Commission advocates what governments need to do to confront digital disruption - get out of its way. Nobody would mistake the Productivity Commission program for that of a central planner - and just as well. If today’s technologies do lead to a fourth industrial revolution as transformative as the steam, electric and information technology revolutions before it, much of the work will be done outside government." Read more

The Conversation 16 June 2016

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