Now the Fourth Industrial Revolution is building on the Third, the digital revolution that has been occurring since the middle of the last century. 

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4th Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology.

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What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution includes the challenges of socially responsible engineering and innovation, technology regulation and governance, ensuring the benefits of advanced manufacturing capabilities, and grappling with engineering ethics.


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The Fourth Industrial Revolution & What Were Those Other Two?

Steam power brought in the first industrial revolution. It was followed by the age of science and mass production, and then the digital revolution. We're now at the beginning of the next phase of dramatic technological expansion and social change—the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


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The Third (and Fourth) Industrial Revolution

Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system.

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On a Mission to Clean Up the Web - In Conversation with Tim Berners-Lee

When Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 30 years ago, he did not expect it to become a divisive force and a platform for criminal abuse. He talks about his mission to clean up the Web.


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A Social Contract for the Digital Age

Don Tapscott is a leading authority on the impact of technology on society and he concludes the Blockchain session with a summary of his most recent observations in the evolving world of technology. He speaks about the need for a new social contract for living in the new digital age, so that you, and only you, are in control of your data and identity, which is technically a basic human right.

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