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Working at MIT offers opportunities that just aren’t found anywhere else

July 12, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

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I’m Recruiting for a Automation Engineer in Malvern, PA.

July 12, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

I’m Recruiting for a Automation Engineer in Malvern, PA.

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We are looking for an Automation Engineer for projects in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, and Chemical Industries. This is a great opportunity to design and implement real-time Controls/SCADA applications in an excellent fast-paced collaborative work environment. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills, attention to detail, and a problem-solving mindset.

Key Responsibilities: Design and develop automated systems using PLC, SCADA, and HMI technologies Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and solve automation-related issues Troubleshoot and maintain automated systems to ensure optimal functionality Create and maintain technical documentation for automated processes and systems Implement continuous improvement initiatives to […]

Tony Blair says 40% of public sector work can be done by AI. Is he right?

July 12, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Tony Blair says 40% of public sector work can be done by AI. Is he right?

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change has suggested that using AI could help government departments cut workforce time by up to 40%.

Tony Blair has claimed up to 40% of public sector work could be done by AI. (Getty Images) Former prime minister Sir Tony Blair launched a policy paper this week suggesting that government departments could cut workforce time by up to 40% using artificial intelligence (AI).

The report from Blair’s think-tank, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, suggested that the UK public sector could save 20% of workforce time – but that the Department for […]

Lead Automation Technician

July 12, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Lead Automation Technician

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The Last Avant-Garde

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

The Last Avant-Garde

With and Against: the Situationist International in the Age of Automation by Dominique Routhier

CULTURE, NO MATTER what today’s feverish online discourse might tell us, is consummately, frustratingly ordinary. This is not a value judgment, but a simple truth, and remains as true today as it was when Raymond Williams argued it 60-plus years ago. Every historical moment and civilization has its art, its customs, and its contours expressing how it feels to be alive and conscious at its particular moment in time.

Williams’s argument was already quite prescient when it was made. The postwar economic boom had pulled the Western […]

NEW JOB OPENING AUTOMATION CONTROLS ENGINEER IN Saxonburg, PA, USA!

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Hiring Organization: Rose International

Position Number: 467343

Job Title: Automation Controls EngineerJob Location: Saxonburg, PA, USA, 16056Work Model: OnsiteEmployment Type: TemporaryEstimated Duration (In months): 13Min Hourly Rate($): 60.00Max Hourly Rate($): 66.00Must Have Skills/Attributes: Automation, Controls Engineer, Manufacturing, PLC (Programmable Logic Controller), ValidationJob DescriptionPosition SummaryAs an Automation Controls Engineer, you will become an active member of a team applying advanced manufacturing technologies to produce medical devices. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of complex automated assembly lines, packaging systems and testing systems. You will develop hands-on expertise in testing, troubleshooting and improving the installation, start-up and operation of […]

Automation Tester Engineer

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

3+ years working as a Test Automation engineer

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What Impact Will Walmart’s New Technology Have on the Grocery Industry?

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

What Impact Will Walmart’s New Technology Have on the Grocery Industry?

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July 11, 2024

Walmart is ramping up its grocery network by constructing five new high-tech perishable distribution centers in California, Illinois, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Texas.These developments alone will be responsible for creating approximately 2,000 new jobs and bolstering supply chain capabilities. The retailer is also expanding automation at four existing facilities in Minnesota, North Carolina, Indiana, and Tennessee, adding at least 500,000 square feet of automation per site. This improved automation is designed to handle perishable items for the company.Additionally, Walmart is retrofitting facilities with advanced technology to match its more modernized distribution […]

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Assessing the Impact of AI-ML and Automation on Employment Patterns and Firm Outcomes

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

25 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2024

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) Abstract

This paper aims to capture the change in relative labor importance, compared to capital, in five different industries-Automobiles, Food and Beverages, Education, Hotel and Tourism, and Recreational Services as observed over the years 2019-2023. We look at the change in labor importance industry-wise over the years for the full sample as well as by breaking the sample into big firms and small firms. Consistent with our expectations, we find that labor has been falling over the years in the automation-intensive industries, i.e., Food and Beverages and […]

Turning technology into a catalyst for shared prosperity

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Turning technology into a catalyst for shared prosperity

A worker carries out quality control on newly manufactured circuit boards in Jiangxi, China. Shutterstock/humphery Ours is a time of transformative technological change. Advances in digital technologies have been reshaping economies—and societies. And the latest innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) can take the ongoing technological transformation to a whole new level.

The new technologies open exciting new possibilities. They create new opportunities and avenues to boost economic prosperity and human welfare. Their potential to lift productivity and economic growth is considerable. But they also pose new challenges and risks. As today’s technologies drive change, they can deepen economic and social […]

Mandatory minimum wage increases have some employers eyeing automation, layoffs: report

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Mandatory minimum wage increases have some employers eyeing automation, layoffs: report

1 in 3 employers say mandatory pay increases result in higher salaries/wages across entire company By Jim Wilson

Jul 11, 2024

Share About one in three (32 per cent) of Canadian companies say mandatory minimum wage hikes result in increased salaries/wages across the entire company – not just for minimum wage workers.This is largely because most job seekers (59 per cent) say they would quit if they found out an entry-level employee had the same pay as a more senior-level employee at their company following a minimum wage increase, finds the survey by Express Employment Professionals.Nearly one in five businesses […]

Understanding artificial intelligence: A guide for CUPE members

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Understanding artificial intelligence: A guide for CUPE members

Technological innovations are transforming workplaces across Canada and around the world. Digital systems, new technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) are spreading quickly throughout our society, including in public services and public sector workplaces. The use of these systems and tools is expected to increase rapidly.

The impacts of AI systems and other digital technologies depend on how they are used. These technologies have the potential to improve workers’ lives. When controlled by people, AI systems could help workers deliver quality public services.

Left unchecked, AI and other digital innovations can have harmful consequences for work quality and workers’ rights. These technologies […]

Next $500 guaranteed stimulus payment – you must meet these requirements

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: Basic Income  · Relevance: not sure

Next $500 guaranteed stimulus payment – you must meet these requirements

Next $500 Guaranteed Stimulus Payment – You must meet these requirements There is a Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) program available for residents of the City of Rochester, New York. This program delivers $500 stimulus payments for all residents who have previously met specific requirements . A year-long program called the City of Rochester’s 2023 Guaranteed Basic Income (GBI) will be given to a subset of Rochester citizens who make up no more than 185% of the federal poverty line. The foundation of the program is the idea that those living in poverty are in the best position to make […]

AI adoption and automation: Tanium’s strategies for organizational resilience

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

AI adoption and automation: Tanium’s strategies for organizational resilience

Melissa Bischoping, director of endpoint security research at Tanium talks to theCUBE about AI adoption challenges at RSAC 2024. AI adoption challenges are at the forefront of business operations, as highlighted in Asana’s “State of the IT Leader” report.

Echoing this sentiment at the RSA Conference, Melissa Bischoping (pictured), director of endpoint security research at Tanium Inc., stressed the importance of understanding and trusting emerging technologies before fully committing, particularly regarding security and AI. Tanium’s Melissa Bischoping talks to theCUBE about AI adoption challenges. “You don’t immediately go get a mortgage and a marriage certificate the first time you meet […]

Sana’a PP concludes Excel first course within automation strategy

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Sana'a PP concludes Excel first course within automation strategy

Sana’a PP concludes Excel first course within automation strategy

SANA’A July 11. 2024 (Saba) -The Public Prosecution in Sana’a City on Thursday concluded the Excel first training program for 25 employees as part of a strategy aimed at automating the PP work.

Training is key to improve the prosecution performance and role in serving the society, chief of the PP training department said at the conclusion of the 5-day course organized by the department in cooperation with the National Institute for Administrative Sciences.The Public Prosecutor attaches importance to training programs and making use of modern technology in building automated […]

Cooper approves bill that preserves, updates automatic expunction law

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Cooper approves bill that preserves, updates automatic expunction law

Gov. Roy Cooper signed legislation that will preserve and update the state’s automatic expunction law, which is deigned to aid people with certain criminal records in overcoming barriers to employment and housing. (Photo: Clayton Henkel)

A debate over a state law that governs the expunction of criminal records was resolved quickly and quietly before state lawmakers left town in late June, allowing automatic expunctions to resume on July 1 for certain “dismissed” or “not guilty” verdicts.

On Monday, Gov. Roy Cooper signed a measure ( Senate Bill 565 ) that makes revisions to the statute, but the bill no longer contained […]

Network Engineer

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Network Engineer

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. About Kyriba Kyriba empowers CFOs and their teams to transform how they activate liquidity as a dynamic, real-time vehicle for growth and value creation, while also protection against financial risk. Kyriba’s pioneering Active Liquidity Network connects internal applications for treasury, risk, payments and working capital with vital external sources such as banks, ERPs, trading platforms, and market data providers.Join our dynamic team at KYRIBA as a Network Engineer . We are a global […]

Tata pledges tech and engineering jobs to drive future technology

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Tata Elxsi has announced it will create a wave of high-value technology and engineering jobs, reinforcing the group’s commitment to the West Midlands.

The design and technology services provider is bolstering operations at its Coventry-based design hub, the global Centre of Excellence for Cybersecurity and AI.

Since establishing its design hub in September 2022, Tata Elxsi has expanded its presence in Coventry, with over 100 engineering positions already recruited from West Midlands institutions including the University of Warwick, the University of Birmingham and the University of Coventry.It plans to recruit for roles over the next three years, committing to invest in […]

Automation Software Engineer / Application Specialist

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business whose innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. We are committed to making a meaningful difference to patient health through great medicines that bring benefit for patients and add value for our stakeholders and society.

We are seeking an experienced Automation Software Engineer / Application Specialist to join our multidisciplinary Chemistry Automation team at the AstraZeneca site in Gothenburg, Sweden . With your expertise and skills, you will play a vital role in advancing our automated compound synthesis platform. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working with hard- […]

Labour’s changes to employment law: What’s the reality?

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Labour’s changes to employment law: What’s the reality?

Will employers be celebrating the new government’s raft of changes to employment law, or will the reality be more complex? Sean Aidan Calderbank / Shutterstock.com The Labour party made a long list of pledges around employment rights in its manifesto. Now it is in government, is it realistic to expect those changes to take effect soon? And what does this mean for employers while laws are drafted and passed? Beverley Sunderland considers some of the issues.

Before it secured its landslide victory in last week’s general election , Labour clearly set out in its manifesto a sweeping plan to […]

What if digitisation changes your tax function?

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

What if digitisation changes your tax function?

Sabine Barlage

Senior Manager, PwC Netherlands

Email Artificial intelligence, far-reaching automation, digital platforms, ERP cloud systems and one data innovation after another; the many changes we see around us make it clear that digitalisation is deeply affecting the way we work. For many tax and compliance professionals, technology is therefore at the top of the agenda. At the same time, they find implementing new technology one of the biggest challenges. What does it take for a successful digital transformation? PwC experts Stan Berings and Sabine Barlage outline three prerequisites. Finance departments are processing increasing amounts of data. These are […]

Robotic Arm Helps Engineering Students Grab Career Opportunities

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Robotic Arm Helps Engineering Students Grab Career Opportunities

A partnership between the Fowler School of Engineering and a local robotics company is opening up unique learning opportunities and internships for students.

Connor Martindale didn’t always plan to work in robotics. But his experiences operating a robotic arm at Fowler School of Engineering and his internship at the company that produced the arm helped him find his passion.

Like Martindale, any student at Fowler has the opportunity to use the two robotic arms from Irvine-based Archytas Automation. Using the lightweight machine—which can sort coffee beans and flip burgers—trains students in critical components of hands-on engineering, preparing them for […]

City to expand 5th Ward guaranteed income to families with young elementary kids

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: Basic Income  · Relevance: bad

City to expand 5th Ward guaranteed income to families with young elementary kids

After three months of outreach yielded fewer than half the registrations intended for the city’s second round of guaranteed monthly payments , City Council and Mayor Daniel Biss voted Monday evening to expand the program’s age range up to families with kids entering the second grade in the 2024-25 school year.

The program is dubbed “Project 8092” because of its focus on census tract 8092, which includes most of the city’s Fifth Ward west of Green Bay Road, plus a sliver of the Second Ward at its southeast corner. This tract was identified in the city’s EPLAN, a comprehensive public […]

IoT continues to dominate corporate tech priorities with AI leading the way – IoT Analytics report

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

IoT continues to dominate corporate tech priorities with AI leading the way – IoT Analytics report

According to the latest State of IoT – Spring 2024 report, artificial intelligence (AI) has ascended to the top spot as the leading corporate technology priority, while Internet of Things (IoT) maintains its critical position within the top three. Surveys conducted by PWC, KPMG, and BCG highlight this shift, with respondents consistently placing AI first in terms of investment priorities for emerging technologies, closely followed by IoT.

At the same time, the IoT sector is poised for significant growth, with a projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% until 2030. IoT Analytics has identified ten key trends driving this […]

Automated HR systems make employers and employees miss out

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Automated HR systems make employers and employees miss out

Automated vetting systems dismissed many qualified candidates. Credit: Aleutie via Shutterstock. A 2019 study by Harvard Business School and Accenture reported that 90% of employers used an applicant tracking system and recruiting management system.

These systems automate many hiring processes, reducing the time and cost of locating new hires.

However, the cost of this efficiency is clear, with 88% of the same employers noting that automated vetting systems dismissed many qualified candidates. Often this is due to in-built rigid parameters in these hiring systems that are used as inaccurate proxies for the skill of a candidate. For example, any gap in […]

European Shipowners and Maritime Union Launch Digital Initiative

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

European Shipowners and Maritime Union Launch Digital Initiative

July 10, 2024 © AytugAskin / Adobe Stock The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers Federation (ETF) have launched the ‘Seafarers Go Digital’ initiative.

‘Seafarers Go Digital’ is a mutual commitment of ECSA and ETF seeking to identify and address the challenges of digitalization for shipping and seafarers.

The initiative recognizes the need to adapt international regulations, training programs and operational practices so that digital technologies are embraced while the employment rights and well-being of seafarers are safeguarded. The initiative raises awareness on key areas such as onboard digitalization, cybersecurity, internet access onboard, e-certification, digital skills and […]

Walmart officials confirm plans to build second facility at Hawfields industrial park

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Walmart officials confirm plans to build second facility at Hawfields industrial park

SINCE 1875 Walmart corporate officials confirmed Wednesday that the company will expand its existing distribution center at the Hawfields-area industrial park, known as the North Carolina Commerce Park, between Graham and Mebane.

The original Walmart distribution center at 2837 Sen. Ralph Scott Parkway, which has a Mebane address but is located within the Hawfields community in eastern Alamance County, opened in 2016. That facility was estimated to generate about 450 new jobs.

The new, fully-automated facility will include more than 500,000 square feet of automated technology designed to increase capacity for perishable products. The retailer has not yet revealed any potential […]

Job offer Test Automation & Release Engineer

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Job offer Test Automation & Release Engineer

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We’re one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies for 2024!Hybrid / Flexible base locationLondon: £35,510 to £48,826 per annumNational: £32,709 to £44,975 per annum36 hours per week – flexible options consideredPermanentOur team’s growing, and we’re looking for 6 new Test Automation & Release Engineers to join us.Building, running, maintaining, and supporting automated test scripts for a software engineering pod, this is an excellent opportunity to join our team and start making a real difference.Competent with JavaScript (Preferably TypeScript), C# .NET, or both you’ll write scripts and create automation environments for automated testing, maximising test coverage for the […]

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in Claims Processing: A Balanced Perspective

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in Claims Processing: A Balanced Perspective

Imagine a world where insurance claims are processed instantly with accuracy and minimal manual intervention. Yes, that is the promise current artificial intelligence revolution has made in claims processing. But as with any modern technology revolution, there are challenges, and the reality is subtle.

AI is a hot topic, and how AI is transforming insurance and claims is not a new subject of discussion. However, it’s important to consider how AI is being leveraged in claims processing by analyzing its promise and unfulfilled promise with the pros and cons—including a discussion of the benefits accompanied with some real-world examples of […]

BRYTER launches AI Agents with major brand backing

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

BRYTER launches AI Agents with major brand backing

BRYTER, the no-code platform for law firms and in-house legal departments, today (11 July) officially launches a new product-suite: AI Agents, which help legal teams to automate repetitive tasks such as requests for HR information. AI Agents has been in beta since last year and early customers including media conglomerate Bertelsmann (with subsidiaries including Penguin Random House and Arvato); NYSE-listed medical device company Zimmer Biomet; and US IT distribution company TD Synnex.

Leveraging retrieval augmented generation and embedded in a legal team’s workflow, BRYTER’s AI Agents help law firms and legal departments to automate tasks such as responding to requests […]

Why are 1 in 4 hiring managers hiring the wrong people?

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Why are 1 in 4 hiring managers hiring the wrong people?

Canadian survey finds many new employees soon leave their jobs for greener pastures Jul 11, 2024

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More than one in four hiring managers in Canada say they made a hiring mistake last year by onboarding an employee who quickly left for a higher wage or more flexibility, or who was otherwise not a good fit for the organization.That’s according to a recent Robert Half survey that also reported 50 percent of Canadian employees said they have started or are going to start looking for new employment this year.So, how can hiring managers and HR combat the unwelcome turnover when […]

Walmart flags major investment in retail technology as part of retail giant’s grocery network transformation

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: not sure

Walmart flags major investment in retail technology as part of retail giant’s grocery network transformation

Walmart has announced a grocery network transformation, inclusive of five new high-tech perishable distribution centres (PDC), expansions to four existing facilities and the first retrofit of a PDC.

Further info on that here .

In a blog post, Dave Guggina, EVP Supply Chain, Walmart U.S., says: “Our business is growing. Walmart is the largest grocery retailer in the US, with our grocery network supporting over 4,600 stores with a massive pickup and delivery business that continues to grow as customers seek the convenience and value we offer.”“That’s why we’re adding state-of-the-art tech to our facilities: to enable greater speed […]

Looking for your first job? The recruiter would like to see your work experience

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

Looking for your first job? The recruiter would like to see your work experience

New beginnings

Caught between dwindling jobs and companies wanting more experience even in entry-level jobs, fresh graduates entering the workforce find that they need to level up 11 Jul 2024 / 11 min read Vanita is a lawyer by training and writes stories at the intersection of business & public policy, law, regulations and building inclusive workplaces. In less than 40 days, Sharma, a new graduate, will begin his professional journey as a software engineer at the IT-services and consulting firm Accenture. But instead of being excited, the 22-year-old is anxious.

Sharma, who will work in a team that is […]

News Compensation Increasing wages forcing Canadian companies to consider more automation and layoffs

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

News Compensation Increasing wages forcing Canadian companies to consider more automation and layoffs

Most Canadian provinces now have mandatory minimum wage increases automatically tied to inflation, but these wage increases are squeezing many Canadian companies, who say they are considering significant changes if wages keep going up, according to a new Express Employment Professionals-Harris Poll survey.

One in three Canadian companies (32 per cent) say mandatory minimum wage hikes result in increased salaries/wages across the entire company — not just for minimum wage workers. The main driver for this is most job seekers (59 per cent) say they would quit if they found out an entry-level employee had the same pay as a […]

Daily Mini Crossword, July 11, 2024

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: Basic Income  · Relevance: not sure

Daily Mini Crossword, July 11, 2024

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Top Stories Body recovered in Lake Michigan, EPD examining identity of body July 8, 2024A 41-year-old male went missing swimming at Lighthouse Beach on June 30, and a body discovered about… Evanston’s ‘Seeds of Change’ theme inspires unity at Fourth of July parade July 8, 2024Every Fourth of July, Evanston residents crowd Central Street for the city’s award-winning parade,… Lawsuit against Pritzker School of Law alleges its hiring process discriminates against white men Lawsuit against Pritzker School of Law alleges its hiring process discriminates against white men July 3, 2024A conservative activist group filed a lawsuit Tuesday against […]

Budget 2024-25: Will FM Give Some Tax Relief To Income Taxpayers This Time

July 11, 2024 ·  · Topic: Basic Income  · Relevance: not sure

Budget 2024-25: Will FM Give Some Tax Relief To Income Taxpayers This Time

Representational Image (ETV Bharat) New Delhi: In less than two weeks, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the new government. This budget will set the agenda and policy direction for the country for the next five years as it entails expenditure of nearly Rs 50 lakh crores, which is nearly 15 per cent of the country’s GDP.

In the interim budget presented in February this year, the finance minister refrained from making any changes in the tax structure due to the convention of not announcing any major change or relief ahead of the general election as […]

A basic income program helped struggling kids enjoy huge success — and even become Olympians

July 10, 2024 ·  · Topic: Basic Income  · Relevance: not sure

A basic income program helped struggling kids enjoy huge success — and even become Olympians

A photo showing Laura Coman celebrating a bronze medal. This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now.

A basic income program in rural Romania has helped disadvantaged children build successful careers, overcome family problems and emotional challenges, and even become Olympic athletes.

The initiative is an offshoot of universal basic income — the idea of giving cash to everyone in a society regardless of their wealth and with no strings attached , to provide a safety net and combat poverty.This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start […]

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July 10, 2024 ·  · Topic: automation impact  · Relevance: bad

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Informa/Packaging Digest At a Glance

The October 16–17 event is colocated with Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis, featuring more than 530 exhibitors.

Panels, presentations, and educational sessions address packaging topics including those critical to medical packagers. From packaging design and materials to technology and automation, this year’s MinnPack event promises to equip attendees with tools and resources to advance their careers and meet packaging challenges head-on.The event, which takes place October 16–17 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, is part of Advanced Manufacturing Minneapolis and features more than 530 exhibitors representing every facet of manufacturing and packaging.Vendors will offer a full […]