Thursday, 08 September 2016
Dr. Stephen Breslin, Glasgow Science Centre - Technology changes things
The introduction of new technology has always been accompanied by major structural changes in labour markets. From mechanical looms to production line robots, technology and machines have relentlessly replaced human workers throughout history. They have also created new jobs, many of which could not have been envisioned just a few years ago. Take for example the mobile applications market. 10 years ago it didn't exist and latest forecasts estimate that it will be a $77 billion market by 2017. However, there appears to be a growing consensus amongst the world's leading economists that this time things are different...
Monday, 22 August 2016
Geoff Leask, Young Enterprise Scotland - Why youth enterprise and entrepreneurship is so important
As someone who has the pleasure of working within an entrepreneurially minded social business, that has a vision for Scotland to have the most entrepreneurial young people in the world, I will always be delighted to contribute in any way to help raise the profile of this most important of subject matters.