The digital economy is capitalism’s sparkling creation or its undertaker: Former PM Keating

The digital economy is capitalism's sparkling creation or its undertaker: Former PM Keating

Image: Chris Duckett/ZDNet Australian former Prime Minister Paul Keating has likened the world the kids of today are stepping into to a shallow carp pond, saying it’s going to require imagination to determine how they’re going to make themselves useful.

Opening his SAP Ariba keynote in Sydney on Tuesday, Keating said the biggest challenge for Australia over the next few years would be human capital.

While he said the emergence of technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation might take jobs as collateral, "it may well do other things" for the economy, and he has faith in the Australian […]

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