Smart Cities – Balancing Work and Leisure in a Post-Work Economy
Driverless cars, mobile phones and delivery drones place us in a sci-fi future. But as technology replaces human labor, how do we strike a balance between work and leisure in a post-work economy?
Professor and Director of the Smart Cities Consortium, Nick Falkner, suggests the interplay between work and leisure is highly dependent on overall work ethic. Work and the amount of work we do, frequently determines our value.
In a world where overwork is a testament to employee commitment over inefficiency and the threat of widespread unemployment looms, the chance of shorter working day utopia appears slim.