What is the fourth Industrial Revolution?
Where are we?
- 1st Industrial Revolution 18C : The machines-revolution based on the steam engine
- 2nd Industrial Revolution 19C~ early 20C : The mass-production-revolution based on electrical energy
- 3rd Industrial Revolution late 20C : The knowledge-information-revolution based on computer and Internet
- 4th Industrial Revolution early 21C : What?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution was first mentioned on 2016 WEF: World Economic Forum. The most interesting features are ‘hyper-connectivity‘ and ‘super-intelligence‘. So it has a powerful influence. For example, there are AI, IoT, cloud computing, big data, 3D printing and nano technology. It’s cool! But if you don’t catch up with the times, it’s a recipe for disaster to you. For someone it may be a golden opportunity.
What kind of person would survive?
Do you know about Google’s requirements? Google leads the whole world. Sunil Chandra is a vice president in charge of Google’s recruitment. He suggested 4 things on May 17, 2016 in San Francisco. Problem-solving skills, a clear perception about his part, leadership and collaboration. In a word, “someone who actively solve the problem working with other people“. Lastly he emphasized ‘Googleyness‘ The flower of Google corporate culture is a ‘TGIF‘ event taking place every Thursday. Chandra have a sense that ‘I am a owner of Google‘ through ‘TGIF’ event. How does Google work? Find out in the next posting. 🙂